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24 December 2017 04:42 pm

Civil Defense extinguishes boat blaze at the Doha Corniche

Khadiza Begum
Khadiza Begum
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A fire on a fishing boat at Al Bandar on the Corniche that broke out this afternoon has been contained by Civil Defense. On receiving information of the blaze, Civil Defense units rushed to the scene to extinguish the fire. The fire gutted the boat, but there were no injuries sustained, the Ministry of Interior Tweeted. The Tweet translated as: "Civil Defense controls fire on a fishing boat  in Al Bandar at Corniche of Doha without injuries."

What caused the blaze is as yet unknown. Several social media users in the area captured the ordeal. 

Civil Defense extinguishes boat blaze at the Doha Corniche

(Photo credit: Snapchat)

Were you in the vicinity of the incident this afternoon? If so, drop us a line and tell us what you saw in the comments below. 

(Cover image courtesy of The Peninsula Qatar