May 23, 2024



Ship fire causes large explosion in Dubai, says state media


The Associated Press ·

A fiery explosion erupted on a container ship anchored in Dubai at one of the world’s largest ports late Wednesday, sending tremors across the commercial hub of the United Arab Emirates, authorities said.

The blaze sent up giant orange flames on a vessel at the crucial Jebel Ali Port, the busiest in the Middle East, which sits on the eastern side of the Arabian Peninsula.

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