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All injured in Abu Dhabi gas explosion undergoing treatment

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Tuesday, May 24th, 2022 12:13pm

By ARN News Staff

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Over 100 injured in the restaurant gas explosion in Abu Dhabi are receiving medical care, authorities confirmed on Tuesday.

In a series of Tweets, the Department of Health Abu Dhabi (DoH) confirmed that the victims were being treated in the emirate’s healthcare facilities as part of efforts to ensure their “safety and wellbeing”.

Officials said they were working with relevant embassies to reunite the patients with their families once their treatments were completed.

Of the 120 injured, 64 people sustained minor injuries, while 56 suffered moderate wounds.

Two people died and 120 more were injured when a gas cylinder exploded in a restaurant in the Al Khalidiya area on Monday.

Several shops and facades of nearby buildings were also damaged in the incident.

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