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Sabotage Operation Targets Syrian Underwater Oil Pipes (Video, Photos)

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A sabotage operation targeted several underwater pipes of Banias’ oil terminal on the Syrian coast, the Syrian Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources announced in an official statement on June 23.

The attack, which took place on June 22, damaged five oil pipes leading to a dangerous leak, according to the ministry. However, the authorities conducted emergency repairs and contained the situation.

“Within a few hours, work in the downstream will be resumed as it was before,” the ministry said in its statement, stressing that it will continue its work “no matter how different the methods of siege and aggression.”

Syria’s news channel, al-Alikhbaria, released photos of what appears to be the remains of two limpet charges that were used in the sabotage operation.

Sabotage Operation Targets Syrian Underwater Oil Pipes (Video, Photos)

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Sabotage Operation Targets Syrian Underwater Oil Pipes (Video, Photos)

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Banias’ oil terminal is located roughly 30km north of the Russian Navy base in Tartus port. An oil refinery and a major power plant are located in the same complex.

There is still no evidence linking the Banias attack to the recent escalation in the Persian Gulf. Nonetheless, the U.S. and its allies remain the biggest benefiters of such an attack, which could be considered a message to Syria’s close ally, Iran.

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  • AJ

    No way is this Isis! looks like Zios have been taking a swim

    • Johann Kruger

      Correction. The Zios got someone to take a swim. Zios are useless. Most probably an American speck op dying for Israel.

      • Jens Holm

        And You are a whale.

      • FlorianGeyer

        Or a Brit. A navy diver friend of mine was messing around with mines on the Yemeni coast last year.

        • goingbrokes

          Ah, so you know the guy who attached those mines… ;)

          • FlorianGeyer

            Lol

  • Wolfgang Wolf

    NAZIonist
    assholes.. who else

    • d’Artagnan

      This is indeed a Zionist tactic to destroy civilian infrastructure as they have done in Gaza. The Salafist terrorists in Syria now have IDF advisers attached to them and based in eastern Euphrates. I

  • Xoli Xoli

    How to you sabotage national interest and infrastructure if you so dearly want to rule the country.

  • iosongasingsing

    These of Zion are really unclean beasts, it does not appear that Al Qaeda has submarine troops.

    • FlorianGeyer

      I understand that UK MI6 has recently the training of a ‘Special Diving Helmets’ team to compliment the ‘White Helmets’ with rescue work at sea :)

      • Jim Prendergast

        Hah!

  • Rob

    If US and Israel can sabotage oil tankers and spy on Iran so why US and Israel cannot do this kinds of crimes in Mediterranean Sea, use common sense.

    • Jens Holm

      Israeliens dot do that kind of that small scale intomidations Rubber Duck.

      Next time they will send 5 some very nasty moskitos out too :)

  • TiredOfBsToo

    Undoubtedly, this limpet mine attack was performed by the same limp minded group of psychopaths that performed the false flag attacks on the 4 tankers recently. Limp, retarded psychopathic regimes capable of this kind of activity are those which actively support terrorism in Syria… Israel, US and Saudis. On second thought, scratch the Saudis. More than likely, since the sailors witnessed projectiles prior to the ‘Courageous’ being struck, it’s going to be either the cowardly Israelis, who desire the US to do the dying for them or the US psychos willing to send American kids to do the dying for Israel.

    I just thought of another possibility…. didn’t the UK just send some frog people to the region to help perpetuate false flag operations against Iran? They do have a proud history of false flag operations. Incidentally, are the Skripals still alive or has the UK finished them off yet? Inquiring minds want to know.

  • Jens Holm

    Nothing ever happend. Its just a propagadish counterweight to killin an destroying the rest of Syria as well.

    The might hope they get life sentence insted of being killed as Saddam and Gadaffi.

    More like someone has tryed to smuggle in pork because of starvasion and big profit og eaten.

    Where is it from ? Assads bathtub or what ….

    • FlorianGeyer

      You really should do something about your booze addiction ,Jens.
      When you Drink and Write, you make even less sense than normal.

    • Xoli Xoli

      It is from your mothers second hall bloody agent.Stop using LSD for aggressiveness. StockHolm syndrome.

  • Assad must stay (gr8rambino)

    great job repairing it syria, hopefully soon you wont have to deal with these vermin anymore trying to mess with u

  • gustavo

    What is obvious it is obvious. As pointed out by AJ, not way that this was and ISIS operation. USA-Israel are directly involved, one just needs evidences about it.

  • nick1111

    Israeli puppet in the WH

  • Xoli Xoli

    No wonder why USA NATO and useless puppet nations are against Iraq,Yemeni, Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, Iran,North Korea Afghanistan.This countries have high level expertise in engineering and technology. Look at the level on which their produce medical ,weapon,artillary, rockets any material equipment. Their are also highly educated and therefore are suppressed by USANATO with war.Qatar,Saudi Kùwait,UAE ,Turkey and remaining puppets expertise are drained and suck to the benefit of masters USANATO. Therefore their wont be sustainable. Israelis have vast experience in killing Jesus Christ,Moses killed Egyptian,David killed Goliath,Paulus killed Syrians,British order the killing of Israeli’s and later blame on Germany to start world war.Because out of fear for Germany strong army and their economic suffering. USANATO will never pressurize Israel out of fear for truth exposure.USA wont even follow up with Israeli Liberty warship bombing.But their force Gaddafi to compensate Lockerbie bombing.But never compensate Iran jet downing by USANATO.

  • Hos Ng

    blatant zio tactics. Empaling a few cheneys and chickenpoos along the 1967 border would teach them much needed manners.

  • goingbrokes

    Yet another attempt to deprive Syrians of oil. Who has the motive and the capability to stage underwater attacks? Israel, US, UK, France…