Gas explosion on dhow

A big clean up operation was ordered after a dhow carrying 50 tonnes of cargo caught fire in Dubai Creek.

A gas cylinder explosion was reported to have start the fire on the Dhow which loaded with electrical equipment and food items.

A section of the Creek area was cordoned off as Dubai Municipality Civil Defence teams cooled off the remains of the Dhow and sea-scrapers began clearing operations. Twenty three tonnes of waste were recovered.

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