The UAE has confirmed that rumours about an attack on the under-construction power-plant are incorrect after rumours were circulating on social media.
A Houthi spokesman said that the rebels targeted the Barakah nuclear plant on Sunday afternoon, however the UAE government has assured press that there was no sign of an attack.
The information was shared on social media.
Breaking: Houthi sources claim to have fired a missile towards Abu Dhabi’s nuclear power plant (which is under construction) https://t.co/TDm6UMwKGM
— İyad el-Baghdadi | إياد البغدادي (@iyad_elbaghdadi) December 3, 2017
However the UAE has confirmed no attack was made on the plant and it’s business as usual
— The National (@TheNationalUAE) December 3, 2017
The National has verified that sources on the ground confirm that there has been no sign of attack
The Barakah nuclear plant is currently under construction and is set to begin operations early next year.