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One of the 13 tanks at Aramco's North Jeddah Bulk Plant is currently out of action, the official told journalists on a tour.

He described the site as a "critical facility" which distributes more than 120,000 barrels of products per day domestically to Jeddah, Mecca and the al-Baha region.

A fire caused in the incident was extinguished in around 40 minutes with no casualties, the official said.

The projectile struck the storage tank from the top, causing "major damage" to the tanks' roof, with a hole around 2 meters square, the official said.

Black marks and some damage around its top rim were visible.

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