(Ahlul Bayt News Agency) - An armed terrorist group on Tuesday detonated with an explosive device oil derivatives pipeline extending from Homs to Damascus and the Southern Region at al-Sultaniya area in Homs causing fire to erupt at the site of the blast.
Earlier, an armed terrorist group on Monday detonated with an explosive device an oil transfer pipeline between Eyin Ali area south of al-Quriya City in Deir Ezzor causing fire to erupt at the site of the blast.
A source at the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources told SANA reporter that the 24-inch diameter oil pipeline, which belongs to al-Furat Oil Company, transfers crude oil from al-Omar field to T2 station.
The source added that pumping operations were halted after the explosion, adding that the maintenance workshops will start repair works soon to restore pumping oil in the next few days.
The same pipeline has been targeted twice during the past two weeks as an armed terrorist group detonated the pipeline near Abu Hamam area.