A gas cylinder explosion, which was reported on Wednesday, August 28, in Amman at 06:30 (local time), has caused significant disruption in the vicinity of Rainbow Street. Authorities have indicated that the explosion was as a result of a gas leak. Police have cordoned off the area and are redirecting traffic. Significant transportation disruptions have been reported.
A heightened security presence, commercial disruptions, and associated transportation disruptions are to be expected in the vicinity of the explosion until the scene has been cleared.
Individuals in Amman are advised to avoid the area of the incident, keep abreast of the situation, and obey all instructions issued by the local authorities.
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