Blaze Rips Through Dubai Skyscraper

Blaze rips through Dubai skyscraper

DUBAI, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 20th july, 2016) - Fire ripped through a 75-storey Dubai apartment block on Wednesday, forcing police to evacuate the area. An AFP journalist saw burning debris fall from the facade of the Sulafa tower in Dubai Marina as the fire spread up at least 15 floors of the building.

Sirens wailed as police cordoned off the area.

Authorities said fire crews had evacuated the building and were working to contain the blaze. Dubai Civil Defence said no casualties had been reported.