Wed, 20 Feb 2019

DUBAI, UAE - A car has apparently exploded in Dubai on the Palm Jumeirah.

It is not known what caused the car to explode, whether it started with a fire or there was some other cause.

The solitary car, completely destroyed, was standing on the main and only thoroughfare servicing the man-made Palm Jumeirah island, about 300 metres from the mosque, and approximately 1.5 kilomtres from the Atlantis Resort.

Police and security services were on the scene at 1:30pm local time Tuesday when the car was observed. It is not known when the explosion occurred.

The wreckage of the car had been removed from the scene some hours later. No official announcement has been made in relation to the incident.

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