July 18, 2018 / 3:54 PM / a month ago

Houthis attack ARAMCO refinery in Riyadh using drone- Houthi-run TV station

DUBAI, July 18 (Reuters) - The Iran-aligned Houthi movement in Yemen said on Wednesday that one of its drones had attacked the Saudi state oil company ARAMCO’s IPO-ARMO.SE refinery in Riyadh, according to Houthi-run al-Masira TV, based in Yemen.

“Our drone air forces have targeted the refinery of ARAMCO company in Riyadh,” a tweet on al-Masira account’s said.

Aramco earlier said its fire control teams and the Saudi civil defence had contained a limited fire that erupted in the early evening in a storage containers at the refinery. (Reporting by Dahlia Nehme; Editing by Kevin Liffey)

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