An employee at the Saudi Aramco oil facility, mask-clad due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, gestures while standing near a damaged silo, at the plant in Saudi Arabia's Red Sea city of Jeddah, on November 24, 2020 [File: Fayez Nureldine/ AFP]

Yemen (IP) – Houthi movement spokesman said they had hit an Aramco facility this morning in Jeddah with a Quds-2 missile.

Iran PressMiddle East There was no immediate confirmation of Thursday's attack from Saudi authorities. 

Houthi spokesman Yahya Saree on Twitter stated that the missile had hit an Aramco facility in Jeddah with high accuracy at dawn on Thursday. 

He noted that the operation had been carried out as part of a natural and legal response to the continuing siege and aggression against the Yemeni people. 

He posted a satellite image online that matched Aramco’s North Jeddah Bulk Plant, where oil products are stored in tanks. 

Last November, the Yemeni army and popular committees targeted the oil distribution station in Jeddah with the Quds-2 missile for the first time, unveiling the missile in operation deep in Saudi territory. At the same time, the Saudi Ministry of Energy confirmed the missile strike.


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