Houthi drones attack oil plants in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia, Saudi Aramco

Houthi drones attack oil plants in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia, Saudi Aramco

14.9.2019

Houthi drones attack oil plants in Saudi Arabia

Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group attacked two plants at the heart of Saudi Arabia 's oil industry, including the world's biggest petroleum processing facility, in a strike that three sources said had disrupted output and exports.

State television said exports were continuing, however Aramco has yet to comment since the assault, which the Houthis said involved 10 drones. Authorities have not said whether oil production or exports were affected.

Today's attacks appeared to be the most brazen yet.

Riyadh accuses Iran of arming the Houthis, a charge denied by the group and Tehran.

Read more: RTÉ News

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