A powerful explosion occurred in Dubai, presumably in the territory of an oil storage facility in the port of Jebel Ali, the Arab newspaper Al-Arabi al-Jadid writes.
As reported by the Al-Arabiya TV channel, citing sources, this happened on an anchored vessel.
“The Dubai Civil Defense Department is currently addressing the fire caused by the explosion of a container aboard a ship in the Jebel Ali port,” the government of the emirate confirmed. The message was published by his press service on Twitter.
A fire caused by an explosion within a container on board a ship at Jebel Ali Port has been brought under control; no casualities have been reported. pic.twitter.com/oMTaJhgEYd— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) July 7, 2021
According to preliminary data, no victims.
According to the authorities, the fire was brought under control.