Container explosion rocks Jebel Ali Port, no casualties reported


A fire broke out after an explosion occurred in a container on board a ship anchored in Jebel Ali Port on Wednesday night.

According to the Dubai Media Office, Dubai Civil Defense teams successfully brought the blaze under control and no casualties or injuries were reported in the incident.

Meanwhile, Jebel Ali Port authorities have confirmed they are taking all necessary measures to ensure the normal movement of ships in the port continues without any disruption.

Senior officials including Director General of Dubai Civil Defence Major General Rashid Thani Al Matrooshi and Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police, His Excellency Lieutenant General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri were at the scene on Wednesday night overseeing the entire operation. 


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