Saudi Arabia: Major oil shipping ports target of drone attack, missile also targets Aramco facilities


Riyadh, SAUDI ARABIA – Officials for the Ministry of Energy in Saudi Arabia said Sunday that one of the oil tank yards in Ras Tanura Port, in the Eastern Region, which is one of the largest oil shipping ports in the world, was attacked by an unmanned drone, coming from the sea side.

Officials said “by the grace of God,” the attempted attack did not result in injuries or major damage.

The Ministry also said there was another attempted attack on Saudi Aramco facilities, where, this evening, fragments of a ballistic missile fell near the residential neighborhood of Saudi Aramco in Dhahran, which is home to thousands of company employees and their families.


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