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BREAKING: Iran-backed Houthis attack on Aramco

WorldBREAKING: Iran-backed Houthis attack on Aramco

Middle East (Times Of Ocean)- Initial reports based on videos circulating on social networks indicate that Iran-backed Houthis attack on a Saudi Aramco facility in Jeddah.

Missile attack has hit Saudi’s Aramco Facility in Jeddah, according to local reports.

Iranian-backed Houthi militias fired missiles into Jeddah city on Friday afternoon, which was preparing for the upcoming Grand Prix 2022.

Aramco facility was hit and local sources confirmed to be on fire, as Jeddah airport halted its air traffic for a while.

“Large fire at Aramco facility in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia after Houthi missile attack. It’s worth noting that the Formula 1 is in Jeddah this weekend”

“Initial unconfirmed footage reportedly from an Aramco Facility in Jeddah.”

Houthi militias, backed by the Islamic Republic, have targeted several areas in Saudi Arabia today. Video circulating on social media shows ‘the attacks were aimed at a water supply system’ in Zahran Al Janub, ‘Asir Region, in Saudi Arabia.’

Firefighting operations are underway.

Yemen’s Houthis confirmed attacking Saudi Aramco facilities on Friday. Saudi-led coalition said oil giant Aramco’s petroleum products distribution station in Jeddah was struck, causing a fire in two storage tanks but no casualties.

An eyewitness said a huge cloud of black smoke was seen rising over the Red Sea city where the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix is taking place this weekend.

The Iran-aligned Houthis have intensified their attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities in recent weeks and ahead of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Aramco

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