|29 January, 2020

Yemen's Houthis say have targeted Saudi Aramco facilities in Jizan

Aramco declined to comment on the report.

Spheroids under reconstruction are pictured at Saudi Aramco oil facility in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia October 12, 2019. Image for illustrative purposes.

Spheroids under reconstruction are pictured at Saudi Aramco oil facility in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia October 12, 2019. Image for illustrative purposes.

REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

DUBAI- Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement has targeted facilities belonging to Saudi Aramco in Jizan on the Red Sea, its military spokesman said on Wednesday in comments reported by the group's Al Masirah TV.

Aramco declined to comment on the report.

The military spokesman also said the group had targeted the Abha and Jizan airports, Khamis Mushait military base and other sensitive targets in Saudi Arabia "with a large number of rockets and drones".

He provided no timeframe for the attacks.

(Writing by Lisa Barrington; editing by Jason Neely) ((lisa.barrington@thomsonreuters.com;))

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