- 120 people were also injured in this explosion.
- The condition of the injured in the hospitals is being monitored
- Indian national and one Pakistani national died
UAE Gas Cylinder Blast: An Indian national and a Pakistani national were killed when a gas cylinder exploded at a restaurant in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital Abu Dhabi earlier this week. This information has come to the fore in a media report.
120 people were also injured in this blast, of which 106 were Indian citizens. The blast took place at a restaurant in Abu Dhabi on Monday afternoon, injuring a total of 120 people, a daily newspaper reported on Wednesday.
An Indian and a Pakistani national are among the two killed. Two people, including an Indian and a Pakistani national, were killed and 120 people, including 106 Indians, were injured in a gas cylinder explosion at a restaurant in the UAE capital Abu Dhabi, the newspaper reported. The Indian Embassy in Abu Dhabi has also confirmed the death of an Indian national in the blast.
Process to bring dead bodies to India continues
Quoting a statement from the Indian embassy, ??the report said that according to information provided by the UAE authorities, one Indian national was among the dead and 106 Indian nationals were injured. It said that it is in regular touch with the local authorities to bring the dead bodies back home at the earliest.
The Embassy is in regular touch with the local authorities for the speedy repatriation of the bodies of the deceased and has assured all support by the UAE authorities. Embassy officials have contacted the family of the deceased and are providing all possible help in a swift manner. The embassy is also closely monitoring the condition of the injured admitted to hospitals in the Emirates.
Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry has also confirmed the nationality of the second deceased and said that official paperwork is being done. Indians and Pakistanis make up the majority of the foreign workforce that powers the emirate.