Explosion in Bahrain on October 11 2018 04:40 AM (UTC).

Common Alerting Protocol information

Category Safety General emergency and public safety
Certainty Observed Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Scope Public For general dissemination to unrestricted audiences
Severity Severe Significant threat to life or property
Urgency Past Responsive action is no longer required

Base data

EDIS Number EX-20181011-64987-BHR
Event type Explosion
Date/Time October 11 2018 04:40 AM (UTC)
Last update October 11 2018 04:42 AM (UTC)
Cause of event gas cylinder explosion
Reliability of information Authentic source : Information from trusted source (newspapers, emails, websites). Reliability: at least 70%
Damage level Great Damage level
Affected area Local event : The affected area up to a few kilometers

Geographic information

Continent Middle-East
Country Bahrain
County / State Capital City
Area Salmaniya
Settlement Manama
Coordinate 26.23, 50.59

Number of affected people / Humanities loss

Dead person(s) 3
Injured person(s) 70
Missing person(s) 0
Evacuated/rescued person(s) 0
Affected person(s) 0
Foreign people 0