A picture taken on February 27, 2014 shows damaged vehicles at the scene of what Qatari state television said was a "gas cylinder" explosion in the Gulf emirate's capital Doha. AFP PHOTO
Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
Twelve people were killed, including two children, and about 30 wounded when a gas tank exploded at a Turkish restaurant in the Qatari capital off Doha on Thursday, authorities in the Gulf Arab state reported.A security source told Reuters the blast at the Istanbul restaurant was accidental. Major General Saad bin Jassim al-Khalifi, Qatar's head of public security, said Arabs, Asians and one Qatari were among the dead and wounded. The incident was the deadliest in Qatar since May 2012, when at least 19 foreign nationals, including 13 children, were killed by a fire in an upscale shopping mall.
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE