Sep 14, 2019
Drone Attacks on Two Saudi Aramco Facilities cause Fire
The drone attacks caused fires at two Saudi Aramco facilities in the Kingdom, the blazes are under control now said the Ministry of Interior of Saudi Arabia.
One of the Aramco facilities is in Abqaiq near Dammam in the Eastern region of Saudi Arabia. The other Aramco facility is in Hijrat Khurais oilfield.
- Early morning at 4 AM on Saturday, Saudi Aramco's industrial security teams fought two fires of the company'f faclities in Abqaiq and Khurais as it was targeted by drones.
- The two fires were controlled and contained and the related authorities have begun investigation on it, Yemen's Houthi militia claimed responsibility for attacks on Aramco plants. As per the claim they have deployed around 10 drones against the Aramco sites in Abqaiq and Khurais.
- No residential areas are near to the sites, so, there were no casualities so far and the traffic is flowing normally in the surrounding area of the Aramco facility.
- Security officials have been at the scene containing the fires as it broke out at dawn on Saturday.