DMO said in a statement that there were no casualties or injuries. It posted footage of firefighting teams dowsing flames and debris at the scene.
Internet users uploaded footage showing the right moment after the blast, which witnesses in residential areas between 15 km and 22 km from Jebel Ali had heard the explosion.
In Business Bay, in downtown Dubai, tenants heard a double roar, while in the Green slum, 6 km from Jebel Ali, local residents felt tremors at their homes.
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