SHARJAH: A massive fire engulfed at a residential tower in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Tuesday night.
According to the latest inputs, Sharjah Civil Defence teams rushed to the spot and evacuated all residents. Seven people were injured and treated for minor injuries from the fire in the 48-story Abbco Tower in Al Nahda area of Sharjah and taken to hospital for treatment.
Firefighters managed to douse the blaze after several hours. Officials are yet to reveal the cause of the fire. The fire brigade grappled with extinguishing the flames, which were clearly visible in purported photos and videos on social media. Authorities offered no immediate cause for the blaze.
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