The smoke from the fires caused by drone attacks on two Saudi oil facilities could be seen from space

Satellite image from NASA Worldview shows fires following the drone attack in Saudi Arabia.NASA Worldview via AP

Yemen’s Houthi rebel group has claimed responsibility for drone strikes on two Saudi oil refineries that are run by world’s biggest oil producer, Saudi Aramco.

The Trump administration quickly laid blame for the strikes on Iran, which backs Houthi forces.

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The fires, which have since been controlled, were so large that the smoke could be seen from space. 

Keep reading for a look at the aftermath.


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