A powerful explosion occurred in Dubai on the territory of the port of Jebel Ali. This was announced on Wednesday, July 7, by the Al Arabiya TV channel.
According to some media reports, the explosion occurred on an oil tanker.
It is specified that the incident occurred on the night of July 7 to 8.
The causes of the emergency are being investigated.
Twitter users share videos and photos of what happened. The footage shows how a cloud of fire rises over the city in the evening, it can be seen from different parts of the city.
Earlier, an explosion occurred on the Cheshmeh-ye Hosh oil pipeline near the Iranian city of Dehloran in Ilam province on Tuesday, July 6, killing three people and injuring four others.