UAE expresses solidarity with Russia over gas station explosion


The UAE has expressed its sincere condolences to the southern Russian region of Dagestan after a gas station explosion left 35 people dead.

Russia’s Health Ministry said 115 people were also injured in the blast.

The explosion occurred on Monday night when a fire started at a car repair shop and spread to a nearby gas station, triggering the blast on the outskirts of Makhachkala, the region's capital. 

In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) expressed its condolences to the families of the victims and wished all those injured a speedy recovery. 

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