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An official source at the Ministry of Energy stated that at three oclock this morning, an explosion occurred that caused a fire in a fuel tank at the petroleum products distribution station in the north of Jeddah as a result of a terrorist attack with a projectile.
The source explained that the firefighting teams were able to extinguish the fire, and that no injuries or loss of life occurred as a result of this attack, praise be to God, and that Saudi Aramcos supply of fuel to its customers was not affected.
The source emphasized that the Kingdom strongly condemns this cowardly attack, and affirms that these terrorist and sabotage acts are committed against vital installations, including what happened recently in Jizan near the floating unloading platform of the petroleum products distribution station and the previous terrorist attack on oil installations in Abqaiq and Khurais. It is targeting the security and stability of energy supplies to the world, as well as the global economy.
The source reiterated the Kingdom’s affirmation of the importance of confronting such sabotage and terrorist acts and the parties standing behind it.
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