Men airlifted to hospital after explosion in Al Quoz
Four Asian workers were injured Tuesday after a warehouse in Al Quoz collapsed after an explosion, police sources said.
Two of the men sustained severe injuries and were transported to the hospital in a helicopter.
The four men were working in the warehouse when the explosion occurred, causing the warehouse to collapse, said an official from the Search and Rescue Department at Dubai Police.
The warehouse is designated as a storage facility for machinery.
“The matter has been handed to our forensic team who will determine the causes of the incident,” the official added.
“At this point, we don’t know exactly what caused the explosion. But the matter was handled swiftly by the search and rescue department. All four men are now being treated at the hospital,” he said. “While two of them were moderately injured by the accident, two were severely injured and were air-transported to the hospital.”