No deaths or injuries were reported and the fire is under control, authorities said. “A fire has been reported in a container inside a ship anchored in the port of Jebel Ali. A Dubai Civil Defense team is working to put out the fire,” the press office said. Dubai in a tweet to his official account.
The Dubai Media Office released a video of firefighters putting out fires at the port.
Several CNN members in Dubai said they heard and heard the explosion, which shook the buildings, 15 kilometers from the port. The video on social media showed a large fireball exploding from the harbor area illuminating the night sky.
Jebel Ali is the ninth largest port in the world and the largest in the region.
This is a developing story.