Four Sudanese soldiers injured in Saudi Arabia attack


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November 24, 2020 Four Sudanese soldiers affiliated with RSF have seriously been wounded in a missile attack launched by the Yemeni Houthi forces targeting the Saudi Aramco distribution station.

The Sudanese Rapid Support Forces are part of the Arab coalition forces led by Saudi Arabia to fight the Houthis in Yemen.

Special sources told Darfur 24 that the missile fired by the Houthi forces yesterday, Monday, wounded three officers and a soldier from the Sudanese Rapid Support Forces stationed in the Najran.

The sources added that the wounded officers, one of them with the rank of captain and two lieutenants, and that their injuries were severe, as three of them had their legs amputated.

Meanwhile, the Saudi authorities acknowledged Monday evening that there had been an attack on a station for the distribution of petroleum products in the city of Jeddah, and said that it led to a fire in one of the tanks without casualties, after the Yemeni Houthi group announced in the morning that the station had been targeted by a winged missile.

According to the spokesman of the Saudi-Emirati coalition, Colonel Turki Al-Maliki, the attack targeted global energy supplies and security.

The Saudi Press Agency quoted from a source in the Ministry of Energy that the fire at the fuel distribution station north of Jeddah was triggered by a projectile, and confirmed that the firefighting teams managed to extinguish the fire, and there were no injuries or loss of life.

The Houthi military spokesman, Brigadier General Yahya Saree, announced earlier that an Aramco distribution station had been targeted in the city of Jeddah, and added that the attack was carried out with a winged (cruise) missile of the Quds 2 type.

However,there have been no statements from the Sudanese government and the RSF leadership about the injury of any of its forces in the Houthi attack.

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