A fire broke out in Dubai’s main port this evening, the Emirates communications service said on Twitter.
“A fire broke out in a container inside a ship anchored in the port of Jebel Ali. A Dubai Civil Defense team is engaged in extinguishing the fire., Pointed out the communication service.
At least three residents in the area where the incident took place reported that the doors and windows of their homes were violently shaken by the explosion.
“I was on my balcony. My friend saw something yellow like the sun coming up. I took a picture and then heard a noise.”, Clemens Lபboix, who was near the blast, released a picture of a bright, orange light in the sky at midnight in front of the buildings.
A resident of Madinah district, near the port, told AFP he had. “I saw the windows tremble”. “I’ve been living here for fifteen years, and this is the first time I’ve seen and heard anything like this.”, He added.
Dubai Emirates is considered to be one of the seven richest countries in the United Arab Emirates.