As Sadiq class missile boat Oqbah (525) of the Royal Saudi Navy - CC via http://www.navy.mil
RIYADH - 19 june 2017: The Saudi Royal Navy has thwarted an attempted terrorist attack on a major offshore oilfield in the Arabian Gulf.
The Saudi Press Agency said just after midnight on June 16, 2017, three boats bearing white and red flags entered the Saudi territorial waters in the Arabian Gulf.
They headed at speed towards platforms of Saudi oil field of Marjan.
Immediately, the Saudi naval forces fired warning shots, but the boats did not respond.
Consequently, one of the boats was captured which was loaded with weapons for subversive purpose, while the other two escaped.
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