UAE visa centre explosion in Dhaka: Ministry issues statement

Dubai - State news agency Wam confirmed that the incident was an accident.



By Web report

Published: Thu 14 Jan 2021, 1:02 PM

Last updated: Thu 14 Jan 2021, 1:12 PM

The Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in Dhaka, Bangladesh, has issued a statement regarding an explosion that took place at its visa processing centre on Wednesday, January 13.

According to the authority, an investigation revealed that the explosion occurred due to a mechanical problem encountered during routine maintenance of an air conditioner.

State news agency Wam confirmed that the incident was an accident.

The Embassy further noted that it is currently cooperating with local authorities to conduct further investigations into the matter.


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