Major Saudi pipeline attacked by drones: Minister

Major Saudi pipeline attacked by drones: Minister

Two pumping stations on a major Saudi oil pipeline were attacked by drones on May 14, 2019, halting the flow of crude along it, Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said. He said the attacks on the pipeline from the oil-rich Eastern Province to the Red Sea took place early in the day. Yemen's Huthi rebels said that they had targeted several vital Saudi targets with drones. (AFP File Photo)

Two pumping stations on a major Saudi oil pipeline were attacked by drones on Tuesday, halting the flow of crude along it, Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said.

He said the attacks on the pipeline from the oil-rich Eastern Province to the Red Sea took place early on Tuesday.

Yemen's Huthi rebels said on Tuesday that they had targeted several vital Saudi targets with drones.