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Gulf Today Report
The UAE condemned a "heinous" attack it blamed on Yemen's Houthi rebels after three people were killed in a fuel tank blast triggered by a suspected drone strike in Abu Dhabi on Monday.
The explosions "resulted in the death of a Pakistani national and two Indian nationals, and six others sustained mild to moderate injuries," according to state news agency WAM.
Dr. Anwar Bin Mohammed Gargash, Diplomatic Adviser to the UAE President and Chairman of the National Committee to Combat Human Trafficking said, "UAE authorities... are dealing... with the heinous Houthi attack on some civilian installations in Abu Dhabi."
The Abu Dhabi Police confirmed that a fire broke out on Monday morning, which led to the explosion of three petroleum tankers in ICAD 3, Mussafah, near ADNOC's storage tanks.
A minor fire also broke out in the new construction area of Abu Dhabi International Airport.
Preliminary investigations suggest that the cause of the fires are small flying objects, possibly belonging to drones, that fell in the two areas.
Teams from the competent authorities have been dispatched and the fire is currently being put out.
The competent authorities have launched an extensive investigation into the cause of the fire and the circumstances surrounding it.
The tanker carrying liquefied petroleum gas exploded at a highway exit in Taizhou in Zhejiang province on Saturday afternoon, an earlier report said. The blast sent flames and a cloud of smoke high into the sky, state-media pictures showed.
Five people including four firefighters were injured, an emergency services spokesperson said. Amateur footage aired on state television's website showed black smoke billowing into the sky above people appearing to panic as firefighters move in. But the governor denied there was an explosion.
Pictures posted on social media showed a number of victims lying on the streets of Freetown with severe burns, with nearby shops and homes on fire.
Most people recover within a few weeks, and monkeypox has only been fatal in rare cases.
It is noteworthy that the World Health Organization (WHO) warned of the seriousness of the disease after it was detected in a number of countries, and the organisation called for a strong tracing of contacts of the infected cases.
Meteorologists had warned that heavy rainfall and hail were expected in western and central Germany on Friday, with storms producing wind gusts up to 130 kph (81 mph). Storms on Thursday had already disrupted traffic, uprooted trees that toppled onto rail tracks and roads, and flooded hundreds of basements in western Germany.
These included Muhammadu Buhari, President of Nigeria; Jo?o Lourenço, President of Angola; Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, Vice President of Ghana; Mohamed Hussein Robley, Prime Minister of Somalia, and His Royal Highness Prince Turki Al Faisal bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud.