Iranian news agency broadcasts illustration of attacks on Saudi oil facilities

The 30-second video shows oil-pumping stations being targeted by seven drones. (Screen grab)

Iran’s Fars news agency, which is affiliated with Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps, broadcasted a video that illustrates the attacks that targeted Saudi oil installations on Tuesday.

The 30-second video, titled “a diagram illustrating Yemeni planes’ targeting of Saudi Aramco,” shows oil-pumping stations being targeted by seven drones, in an attack that was claimed by the Iranian-backed Houthis in Yemen.

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Two oil-pumping stations for the East-West pipeline in Saudi Arabia were hit by explosive-laden drones on Tuesday. Saudi Minister of Energy, Industry, and Mineral Resources Khalid al-Falih called the attack “an act of terrorism.”

Yemen’s Houthi-run Masirah TV had cited a military official saying seven drones staged attacks on vital Saudi installations.

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