Saudi oil pipeline briefly set alight

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Dammam (Saudi Arabia), Oct 18 (IANS) A “limited fire” broke out in a subsidiary oil pipeline in eastern Saudi Arabia Saturday after assailants fired shots at a security patrol, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

The incident occurred early Saturday (2.00 a.m.) but the authorities reached the site and soon doused the fire, a police spokesperson said in Eastern Province.

Last modified: October 18, 2014