UAE | Community Reports

Accident waiting to happen

A gas cylinder placed horizontally in a cafeteria in Deira defies all safety precautions

  • Faisal Mansouri, Gulf News reader
  • Published: 00:00 April 13, 2012
  • Gulf News

Accident waiting to happen
  • Image Credit: Faisal Mansouri/Gulf News reader

Gulf News reader Faisal Mansouri took this picture in Deira. He said: ‘This cafeteria is located near my office at Deira Gold  Souq. I had read a report just recently about how it is very dangerous to store cylinders in a horizontal position. As seen in the photograph, the gas cylinder has been placed horizontally with the hose-pipe dangerously hanging from the side in the open.


There are so many tourists with children in the area. An innocent child can unknowingly pull the hose-pipe or a rat can gnaw on it. I shudder at the very thought of what could be the result. I request the authorities to keep a strict vigil and warn erring cafeterias and cafés about this issue.”

Gulf News
Quick Links

  1. Business

  2. Sport

  3. The latest Entertainment news

  4. The latest Lifestyle stories

  5. Opinion

Gulf Country Finder

  1. The latest news from the UAE

  2. Saudi Arabia

  3. Qatar

  4. Bahrain

  5. Oman

  6. Kuwait

  7. Yemen

Region Country Finder

  1. Syria

  2. Palestinian territories

  3. Jordan

  4. Lebanon

  5. Iran

  6. Iraq

  7. Egypt

Influencers

  1. United States of America

  2. India

  3. Pakistan

  4. United Kingdom

Regions

  1. Gulf

  2. Region

  3. The latest news from around the world