The diary of a Saudi man, currently living in the United Kingdom, where the Religious Police no longer trouble him for the moment.

In Memory of the lives of 15 Makkah Schoolgirls, lost when their school burnt down on Monday, 11th March, 2002. The Religious Police would not allow them to leave the building, nor allow the Firemen to enter.

Friday, February 24, 2006

Explosion, shots, at Saudi Oil Facility 

From the major Saudi oil facility at Abqaiq

Explosion, shooting at vast Saudi oil facility

(Reuters, reporting Al Arabiya TV)

An explosion was heard at Saudi Arabia's huge Abqaiq oil facility in the Kingdom's eastern oil province on Friday, Al Arabiya television reported.
The Dubai-based station quoted witnesses as saying shooting was heard in the area, also known locally as Baqiq and site of one of Saudi Arabi's biggest oilfields.

Nothing, as of 1430 GMT, from the Saudi Press Agency. It is, after all, "Going home time" at the Ministry of Truth.

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