Blaze near Dubai's Burj Khalifa

A fire broke out yesterday in a tower near the Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifa - the world's tallest building - and burned for several hours. The blaze erupted in a residential complex under construction, near a hotel that was ravaged by fire on New Year's Eve in 2015, the authorities said. Civil defence services evacuated four people who were trapped by the fire, including one in serious condition.  - PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

A fire broke out yesterday in a tower near the Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifa - the world's tallest building - and burned for several hours. The blaze erupted in a residential complex under construction, near a hotel that was ravaged by fire on New Year

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