The attacks 'resulted in a temporary suspension of production at Abqaiq and Khurais plants,' Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, the energy minister said in a statement carried by the official Saudi Press Agency.
On the Houthi's Al-Masirah satellite news channel, military spokesman Yahia Sarie said the Iran-aligned rebels had launched 10 drones in a coordinated attack on the oil facilities in response to the Saudi-led war against rebel areas in Yemen.
Water resources department has clarified that they were using drones to monitor flood situation along the banks of Krishna river. They said drones were used to record visuals for assessing the flood situation.
The US was planning to hit 'a handful of Iranian targets, like radar and missile batteries' Thursday evening, the New York Times reported, citing senior administration officials, but the plan was suddenly aborted in its early stages.
In the statement, the IRGC said the US-made Global Hawk surveillance drone was brought down by its Air Force near the Kouh-e Mobarak region, which sits in the central district of Jask county, after the aircraft violated Iranian airspace.