Gas 'disaster' averted in UAE, 231 unsafe cylinders confiscated

 khaleejtimes.com  4/17/2019 6:01:33 PM  3  Web Report/Sharjah

Gas 'disaster' averted in UAE, 231 unsafe cylinders confiscated

Web Report/Sharjah

Filed on April 17, 2019

Expat had illegally bought a large cylinder of gas.

The Municipality in Sharjah averted - what could have been - a major disaster by raiding a warehouse filled with illegal unsafe gas cylinders

In a statement issued by Sharjah Municipality on Wednesday, the Inspection Operation Department with the help of Department of Economic Development and Sharjah Police confiscated 231 unsafe gas cylinders from a warehouse in the emirate.�

Sharjah Municipality added that an Asian man had illegally bought a large gas cylinder from a neighbouring emirate and emptied it in smaller unsafe cylinders.


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