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Int’l media inspects Saudi Arabia’s damage sites


Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

20th September, 2019
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Saudi Arabia has briefed the media about the damage sites of Aramco attack that were hit by drone attacks on Sept. 14.

Journalists from local and international media organizations inspected Aramco oil facilities in Khurais and Abqaiq.

Damage at the site suggests the strikes hit with a high degree of accuracy. Aramco, Journalists were showed one stabilizer that was completely blackened and the metal debris was still visible on the site

The destroyed site would be back up and running at full production before the end of September.

Authorities said that this was the worst attack on Gulf oil infrastructure after Iraqi President Saddam Hussein destroyed the Kuwaiti oilfields in 1991.

On September 14 Drone attacks have set Saudi Arabia’s two major oil facilities of Aramco on fire.

According to details, First drone hit Abqaiq, site of Aramco’s largest oil processing plant, while a second drone attack started fires in the Khurais oilfield.

Security teams have controlled the fire, which caused massive loss.

Drone attacks have been verified by the interior ministry of Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir said that the attacks were an “extension of the Iranian regime’s hostile and outlawed behavior.”

However, Iran has denied involvement in the attack.

Responsibility was claimed by Yemen’s Houthis.

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