Two oil pumping stations have been attacked by drones in Saudi Arabia, according to Minister of Energy, Industry, and Mineral Resources Khalid bin Al-Falih. the attack, which resulted in a fire at station No. 8,took place between 6.00 a.m. and 6.30 a.m. local time on Tuesday.
Gulf news reported ” Earlier, a television station run by Yemen’s Houthi group said on Tuesday the Iran-aligned movement had launched drone attacks on Saudi installations, without identifying the targets or time of the attacks ” The Masirah TV report cited a Houthi military official as saying that “seven drones carried out attacks on vital Saudi installations.”
The stations are serving a major East-West oil pipeline that transports crude from the oilfields in the Eastern Province to the port of Yanbu on the west coast.
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