Riyadh, November 23 According to a report by the Saudi Arabian News Agency on the 23rd, an oil facility near the Saudi coastal city of Jeddah was attacked by terrorists that day and burst into flames, but no casualties were caused.
The report quoted a spokesperson for the Saudi Ministry of Energy as saying that at 3:50 local time on the 23rd, a terrorist projectile attacked a fuel storage facility in northern Jeddah. This facility exploded and caused a fire. The attack caused no casualties and the fire has been extinguished.
The report said that the oil supply of Saudi Aramco (Saudi Aramco) was not affected.
The spokesperson of the Saudi-led multinational coalition army, Turki, issued a statement on the same day that the Houthis in Yemen were confirmed to have carried out this “cowardly terrorist attack”. The target of the attack was not Saudi assets, but global energy security and supply.
According to a report earlier on the 23rd by the Masira TV station controlled by the Houthis in Yemen, the Houthis launched a “missile” at a large oil facility near the city of Jeddah in Saudi Arabia.
Houthi spokesman Yahya Sarria said that the target of the attack was Saudi Aramco’s oil supply facility in Jeddah, and the purpose was to respond to the blockade imposed by the Saudi-led multinational force on Yemen.