Al Qaeda cell planned attack on Shuaiba refinery

200,000 bpd refinery targeted for Ramadan attack by Kuwaiti jihadists

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The six-man Al Qaeda terror cell capatured by Kuwaiti security forces were planning an attack on the 200,000 barrels per day Shuaiba oil refinery in the country.

Quoting an un-named security official, the Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Anbaa reported that the men - all of whom are Kuwaiti nationals - were planning to attck the facility during the holy month of Ramadan.

Other establisments targeted by the fcell included a US army base.

 

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