Abu Dhabi drone strike; The deceased was a native of Punjab
Indians from Punjab killed in Monday’s Houthi attack in Abu Dhabi. Their bodies will be flown home on Friday, UAE Indian Ambassador, Sanjay Sudhir said on Twitter.
He added that the bodies would be taken to Amritsar in Punjab. Ambassador Sanjay Sudhir said that all necessary procedures have been completed to repatriate the bodies of two Indians who lost their lives in the January 17 attack. The Ambassador thanked the UAE Government and the Adnoc Group for their full support. He added that the Punjab government has also been very helpful.
In addition to the two Indians, a Pakistani national was killed in a drone strike on oil tankers in Musaffah. The company said all three were employees of Adnoc. The embassy confirmed that two of the six people injured in the attack were Indians.
The bomber struck shortly after noon in front of a police station in Abu Dhabi. The bomber struck shortly after 10 a.m. in Musaffah and a construction site near Abu Dhabi airport. In Musaffah, three were killed and six were injured. Three oil tankers exploded at ICAD3 near Adnoc’s warehouse in Mussafah. Authorities were able to bring the blaze under control immediately. The UAE officially confirmed on Monday night that a drone strike by Houthi rebels in Yemen had caused the blasts.
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