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Fire breaks out in Dubai Torch skyscraper, No Casualty

Dubai, Feb 21: A major fire broke in Dubai's Torch skyscraper, one of the tallest buildings in the world, in marina district. The entire building was in flame within a minute due to heavy wind and later it was brought under control. However, no casualty has been reported so far.

The incident created a panic among the residents of the 86-story building.

The cause of the fire is not known. Hundreds of people were evacuated soon after it spread across the building. The fire broke out in the early morning at 3 am in Dubai time.

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