Dubai Police set up Eid Al Fitr cannon to mark end of Ramadan

The cannon are located in five areas around the emirate

DUBAI, 11th May, 2021 (WAM) -- The Dubai Police has recently announced the locations of Eid Al Fitr cannons in five different areas across the emirate of Dubai. Wam

Dubai Police announced five places around the emirate that will host the Eid Al Fitr cannons.

The firing of the cannon will mark the end of the holy month and signify that Muslims may stop fasting until next Ramadan.

The ceremonies will also announce the start of Eid Al Fitr.

"Every year families gather to watch the Eid cannon," said Major Abdullah Tarish Al Amimi, Commander of the Artillery Unit in the General Department of Protective Security and Emergency.

"However, due to the ongoing pandemic and as per the announced precautionary measures against Covid-19, firing Eid cannon could be viewed only on TV as no one would be allowed to gather at the locations."

Maj Al Amimi, said the cannon had been set up at Zabeel Grand Mosque, Al Salam Masjid in Al Barsha, Al Mamzar Street, Burj Khalifa area, and Al Mankhool.

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