As per the Ministry of Energy, Saudi Arabia, there was an attack on a petroleum products distribution terminal in Jazan.
According to the official spokesperson of the Ministry of Energy, as quoted by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), “The projectile did not result in any casualties and the Kingdom strongly condemns this cowardly attack against vital installations. The attack does not only target the Kingdom, but also petroleum exports, the stability of energy supply to the world, freedom of world trade, as well as the global economy.”
“It also affects maritime traffic and exposes coasts and territorial waters to serious environmental consequences,” added the spokesperson in his statement.
The incident that took place at 9:08pm on Thursday, caused fire at one of the terminal’s tanks.