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Fire breaks out on ship at Dubai port

A fire broke out in a container ship anchored at Dubai's Jebel Ali Port on Wednesday, state-run media said.

"A fire has been reported to have broken out in a container within a ship anchored in Jebel

Ali Port," the government's Dubai Media Office said in a Twitter post.

It added that a civil defense team is working to put out the blaze. There were no immediate reports of casualties.

Earlier there were reports of a huge explosion, and the extent of damage was not immediately clear.


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