Sabotage attack on Saudi oil tankers

Sabotage attack on Saudi oil tankers

Agency News

The Saudi Arabian Energy Minister, Mr. Khalid al-Falih, has said that two Saudi oil tankers were targeted on Sunday in 'a sabotage attack”'off the coast of Fujairah, part of the United Arab Emirates, threatening the security of global oil supplies.

One of the two vessels was on its way to be loaded with Saudi crude oil from the port of Ras Tanura, to be delivered to state-owned oil company Saudi Aramco’s customers in the United States, Mr.  Falih said.

On Sunday, the UAE Foreign Ministry said four commercial vessels were targeted by 'sabotage operations' near the territorial waters of the United Arab Emirates without causing casualties. It gave no details.