Wooden cargo vessel sank off the United Arab Emirates

By Accidents

The cargo vessel burst in fire and sank off UAE.
Not only the ship was in flames and sank but also was the reason for a huge explosion.
The huge explosion was heard by fishermen close to the location of the incident. They informed that after the explosion the had seen the ship was in flames.
More information provided by witnesses is for the crew members being rescued by another ship sailing nearby.
It is not know what was the size of the wooden cargo ship and what the ship was carrying. Investigations are taking place.
According to information the fire lasted for 6 hours.