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 Explosão em petroleiro saudita infographic
A infografia mostra os ataques recentes a navios e infraestruturas petrolíferas sauditas.
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‘Fonte extern’ faz explodir petroleiro ao largo da Arábia Saudita

December 14, 2020 - Uma explosão causada por "fonte externa" abalou um petroleiro no porto da cidade saudita de Jeddá, sugerindo que mais um navio caiu sob ataque ao largo do reino,talvez relacionado com a sua longa guerra no Iémen.

The Singapore-flagged BW Rhine saw all 22 sailors on board escape without injury, the BW Group said in a statement. The company warned it was possible some oil leaked out from the site of the blast.

Saudi Arabia did not immediately acknowledge the blast, which struck off a crucial port and distribution centre for its oil trade. Last month, a mine damaged another tanker off Saudi Arabia in an attack that authorities blamed on Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi rebels.

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PUBLISHED: 14/12/2020; STORY: Graphic News
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