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Indian Among 2 Killed In Gas Cylinder Blast At UAE Restaurant: Report

The fuel cylinder blast befell in a restaurant in Abu Dhabi earlier this week. (File)

Dubai:

An Indian nationwide and a Pakistani citizen have been killed in a fuel cylinder explosion at a restaurant in UAE’s capital Abu Dhabi early this week that additionally left 120 others injured, together with 106 Indians, in keeping with a media report.

The incident occurred on Monday afternoon in a restaurant in Abu Dhabi through which a complete of 120 folks have been injured. The two killed, included an Indian and a Pakistani, the Khaleej Times reported on Wednesday.

“Two folks — an Indian and a Pakistani expat — died and 120 folks, together with 106 Indians have been injured within the fuel explosion at a restaurant in UAE’s capital Abu Dhabi,” the report mentioned.

The Indian Embassy additionally confirmed that one of many lifeless was an Indian.

“As per data offered by the UAE authorities, one Indian nationwide is amongst these deceased and 106 Indian nationals suffered accidents,” the report mentioned, quoting a press release from the Indian Embassy.

It mentioned that it’s in common contact with the native authorities for early repatriation of the lifeless our bodies.

“The embassy is in common contact with the native authorities for early repatriation of the mortal stays of the deceased and has been assured of all help by the UAE authorities. Embassy officers have reached out to the household of the deceased and are extending each help in an expeditious method.”

The embassy can also be carefully monitoring the situation of the injured admitted to hospitals within the emirate.

Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry has additionally confirmed the nationality of the second sufferer and mentioned the official paperwork is being accomplished.

Indians and Pakistani make up a lot of the international workforce that powers the Emirates.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV workers and is printed from a syndicated feed.)

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