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Blaze engulfs UAE skyscraper, injuring 12 residents


Abu Dhabi — At least 12 people were wounded in a massive fire that engulfed a residential tower in the United Arab Emirates, the Interior Ministry said on Wednesday.

The fire erupted at the 48-storey Abbco Tower in the city of Sharjah on Tuesday night. The cause is still unclear.

Civil Defence teams brought the blaze under control after two hours, and the high-rise building was evacuated, according to Gulf News.

One side of the building was almost entirely damaged, the report said.

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