There was a massive explosion and a massive fire in the Jebel Ali port in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates at night. According to eyewitnesses, houses in nearby neighborhoods shook. Authorities said there were no injuries or injuries.
City officials said on Twitter that Most likely a container on the ship exploded, moored in the southwest port of Dubai. Initially, Twitter users reported the explosion of an oil tanker.
On social media, residents of neighborhoods 30 kilometers from the port reported that their windows were shaken.
Local media reported that the fire was quickly contained. The possible cause of the explosion was the ignition of a flammable substance stored in the container. As a result of the explosion no one was killed. At the moment, no injuries have been reported, Reuters wrote.
The Dubai Agency published recordings of firefighting work on social media.
Jebel Ali Port is the largest of its kind in the Middle East.