The Saudi energy ministry confirmed a drone attack against “one of the petroleum tank farms at the Ras Tanura Port in the Eastern Region”, and also reported that “shrapnel from a ballistic missile fell near Saudi Aramco’s residential area in the city of Dhahran”; no casualties were reported in either incident, which a spokesperson for the Saudi-led coalition asserted had been carried out using Iranian-supplied weapons. A military Huthi official claimed they had targeted multiple Saudi cities and military sites using fourteen drones and eight ballistic missiles. The U.S. said it was “alarmed by the frequency of Huthi attacks... escalating attacks like these are not the actions of a group that is serious about peace”. “We will look for ways to improve support for Saudi Arabia's ability to defend its territory against threats”, a White House spokesperson indicated.
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