A gas pipe exploded in a restaurant in Karama early on Tuesday, injuring one person.
The explosion happened around 7am, Dubai Civil Defence said. “There was damage to the three-storey building, where the Ustad restaurant is located. The Al Karama fire unit rushed to the scene and put out the fire within 5 minutes,” said a spokesman.
Residents took to social media to inform others of the incident. They said the building in which the restaurant is located had to be evacuated due to the fire.
“Prayers go out to the people staying in and around this locality,” said one resident.