Saudi Arabia to use deterrents to protect oil exports after Houthi attacks

April 7, 2021

DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s defence ministry said it plans to take deterrent actions to protect oil export facilities following a series of attacks by Yemen’s Houthi group, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

The ministry said an oil products distribution centre in the southern Saudi region of Jizan was hit by one of the attacks, according to the state news agency.

(Reporting by Maher Chmaytelli. Editing by Mark Potter)