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Fuel ship attacked by explosive-laden boat in Saudi Arabia's Jeddah — ministry

A damaged installation in Saudi Arabia's Abqaiq oil processing plant is pictured on September 20, 2019.
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A fuel transport ship was attacked by an explosive-laden boat in the fuel terminal in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia early on Monday, the kingdom's ministry of energy said, according to state news agency SPA.

"The attack resulted in a small fire, which emergency units successfully extinguished. The incident did not result in any casualties, and there was no damage caused to the unloading facilities, nor any effect on supplies," the ministry spokesman said.