Saudi Arabia said that the pipeline attack was made seven drones with explosives. It is reported by Haaretz.
Presumably, the attack on the pipeline “East-West” was held by Yemeni Houthi rebels. This claim, their representatives, according to Al Masdar News. The Minister of energy of Saudi Arabia Khalid al-falih called the incident a terrorist attack.
Despite staying the operation of the pipeline, severe damage he inflicted was not. The local fire was quickly neutralized. In addition, the Houthis claim that the bombing of several other vital installations in Saudi Arabia, but do not call them.
The affected pipeline brings raw materials from fields of the Eastern province of ahsaa in port on the West coast.
May 13, the Saudi authorities reported damage to two of its oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman shortly after reports of the USA about the threat of attacks on commercial vessels from Iran.
The Yemeni conflict is in the active phase in 2014. Rebel Huthis allegedly supported Iran and Hezbollah. Against them — the army of Yemen and the coalition of Arab States led by Saudi Arabia.
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