May 14, 2019

Breaking News – Saudi Arabian Oil Pipeline Attacked by Drones

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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