UPDATE: Attack in Abu Dhabi Kills 3Edit
Jerusalem, 17 January, 2022 (TPS) -- By: WAM and TPS
The Abu Dhabi Police (ADP) has announced that a fire, that broke out Monday morning in the Musaffah ICAD 3 area near the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and resulted in the explosion of three petroleum tankers, was brought under control.
The incident led to the deaths of one Pakistani and two Indians, while another six people sustained mild and moderate injuries, it added.
Relevant authorities have launched an investigation into the incident.
The police announced earlier that preliminary investigations suggest that the cause of the fires are “small flying objects, possibly belonging to drones, that fell in the two areas.”
“A minor fire” also broke out in the new construction area of Abu Dhabi International Airport, the police said.
Yemen’s Houthi rebels, backed by Iran, claimed they launched an attack at the United Arab Emirates (UAE).