Yemen rebels attack Saudi oil fields with drones | NHK News
Yemen's rebels in the Middle East, where the civil war continues, use an unmanned aerial vehicle that is more than 1000 kilometers away from the territory.
Yemen rebels attacked Saudi oil field with drone August 18 5:55
Yemen's rebels in the Middle East, where the civil war continued, used unmanned aerial vehicles to attack the neighboring Saudi Arabian oil field, more than 1000 kilometers away from the territory. This shows that the attack range of rebels has expanded, and there is concern about the impact on the tension in the Middle East.
In Yemen in the Middle East, the Hadi administration supported by Saudi Arabia and the anti-government forces “Fushi” supported by Iran have continued civil wars for more than four years and have been at the forefront of proxy wars between Saudi Arabia and Iran for many years. The
Under these circumstances, the rebels revealed that they had made a cross-border attack against the “Sheiba Oil Field” in eastern Saudi Arabia using 10 drones on the 17th.
This oil field is one of the major oil fields in Saudi Arabia, producing 1 million barrels of crude oil a day, and is located in the eastern Arabian Peninsula, more than 1000 kilometers away from the northwestern Yemen, dominated by rebels.
According to the Saudi Arabian state-run news agency, although the fires at the facility were lightly damaged and had no impact on production, Saudi Arabia's Minister for Mineral Resources, Fariha Energy Industry said, “It is an attack on the global energy supply network. And strongly repelled.
This attack shows that the range of rebel attacks has spread to the eastern Arabian Peninsula, the economic center, and there are concerns about the impact on the pressing Middle East situation.