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Moahmmed Alaa, Staff Reporter
The Abu Dhabi Police have warned public against using fireworks during Eid Al Adha celebrations. Police have urged parents to advise their children against buying them to spare them unfortunate accidents.
The police explained that fireworks pose dangers to their users such as causing burns and deformities that may lead to permanent or temporary disabilities.
They further could lead to damage to property because of fires caused by them, the police added.
Mohamed Mahmoud Al Marzouki, a lawyer, explained that a penalty of imprisonment for no less than one year and a fine of no less than Dhs100,000 or either shall be imposed on anyone in the UAE who, without a licence, trades in, imports, exports, manufactures or transports fireworks from and to the state, according to Article 54 of the Federal Decree Law 17 for 2019.
The Department of Weapons and Explosives at the Security Affairs and Ports Division of the Abu Dhabi Police pointed out that use of fireworks may cause health and physical damage, especially to the eyes with the direct exposure to them.
They also cause chemical and physical pollution from which harmful gases emanate and cause many serious damages, in addition to noise pollution that affects public health and safety, the Department added.
It called on parents to control their children by refraining from getting fireworks and firecrackers and warning them of their dangers, as well as directing them to play safe alternative games.
It further urges the public to report those who promote or vend, or any information related to that, via 999 or the “Aman” service that deals with their request in complete confidentiality on 8002626.
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