Dubai authorities tackle electrical fire after loud explosion heard

Dubai authorities tackle electrical fire after loud explosion heard

Dubai authorities tackled a fire in a Jebel Ali industrial area after several residents reported hearing a loud explosion on Wednesday night.

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No injuries were reported, according to a statement issued by Dubai Media Office.

Several residents of Dubai told Al Arabiya English that they heard a loud explosion at around 9:40pm.

Dubai Media Office said that the fire was caused by an electrical cable.

A large explosion was heard across the city on July 7 when authorities said a container ship in Jebel Ali Port caught fire.

No injuries or deaths were reported.

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