Sharjah bans New Year’s Eve fireworks displays in solidarity with Gaza

The police said it will take legal action against those found to be violating the ruling.

Abu Dhabi: Sharjah Police has announced a ban on all celebrations and fireworks displays on New Year’s Eve in solidarity with Gaza, which has been in the middle of a fierce war between Israel and Hamas since October 7.

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Taking to X, on Tuesday, December 26, the police said that the move had been made in a “sincere expression of solidarity and human co-operation with the people in the Gaza Strip.”

The police urged the public and organizations to comply with a directive and announced legal action against those found to be violating the ruling.

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Since the start of the war on October 7, over 20,000 Palestinians have been killed in the Gaza Strip.

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