Director of Aramco Jeddah: Confirms Missile Caused Severe Damage,Huge Fire, Strong Explosion
News – Middle East – Saudi Arabia: Saudi media Tuesday published pictures of the Aramco facility in Jeddah, which was targeted by the Yemeni Rocketry Force with a winged missile, Quds-2, at dawn Monday.
In front of the media lenses that were only allowed to shoot from a certain angle, Abdullah Al-Ghamdi, director of the Aramco facility that was bombed, said that one of the 13 tankers was in the Al-Sweib terminal of the facility. It stopped working due to the missile that hit it.
Al-Ghamdi confirmed that the missile hit the storage tank from the top, causing “severe damage” to the tank’s roof and creating a gap of about two meters wide, describing the moment of targeting, saying: “It was a huge fire and a strong explosion.”
The company official, who described the facility as a “very important facility,” indicated that its storage capacity is 5.2 million barrels.
Al-Ghamdi said that the extent and cost of the damage caused by the attack is still being evaluated,” stressing that the missile hit the storage tank, which accounts for 10% of all the fuel stored at the station.
The Armed Forces spokesman, Brigadier General Yahya Sare’e, Monday announced that the Rocketry Force targetet an Aramco’s distribution station in Jeddah with the winged missile Quds-2. He confirmed in a press statement, that the missile targeted its target accurately, and ambulances and firefighting vehicles rushed to the targeted place.
Brigadier General Yahya Sare’e renewed his warning to citizens and foreign companies operating in Saudi Arabia that “Yemeni operations are continuing, advising them to stay away from vital installations, as they are part of the target bank