The third casualty at the Abu Dhabi gas explosion is a Sri Lankan expat.
The Srilanka Embassy in the UAE confirmed that the expat died. One more Sri Lankan is receiving treatment in the ICU.
“The Sri Lanka Embassy in Abu Dhabi and the Foreign Ministry are in contact with the UAE law enforcement and hospital authorities to provide the necessary assistance,” the embassy said.
The Philippine Embassy in Abu Dhabi has earlier confirmed the death of two Filipinos in the blast.