Three people were killed and six were injured in the explosion of tank trucks in Abu Dhabi and the ensuing fire, world news agencies reported. The victims are two Indians and a Pakistani. The nationality of the wounded is unknown. An investigation into the incident is under way.
The Iranian-linked Yemeni Hussein movement said today it had attacked the United Arab Emirates. Authorities in the country say two fires in the capital, Abu Dhabi, may have been caused by drones, Reuters reported.
Police say three oil tankers have exploded in the Musafa industrial zone, near the warehouses of the oil company ADNOK. Another fire broke out at a construction site at Abu Dhabi International Airport.
No significant damage was caused by the incidents, the statement said. According to the police, the investigation of both places revealed parts of a small aircraft, which could be a drone.