Dubai Metro’s Abu Baker station vacated after morning 'incident'


By Bindu Suresh Rai

An incident at the Abu Baker Al Siddique station on Dubai Metro’s Green Line has left many stranded this morning, with the station being cleared, commuters said.

The Roads and Transports Authority said it was looking into the incident, with no further clarification on what occurred.

The ‘incident’ occurred approximately 8.25am this morning, with the escalators shutting down and people being requested to leave the premises.

GS, who was at the station, told Emirates 24|7: “I was on the escalator heading down to the metro, when it stopped midway, with the alarm going off.

“Immediately, the PA informed everyone that an incident has been reported and we need to leave the premises immediately.” More info