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Dubai’s Torch Tower Blaze Injures Four; Thousands Evacuated

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Thousands of people were evacuated as firefighters battled a blaze in Dubai’s Marina Torch skyscraper, one of the world’s tallest residential buildings, according to the state-run WAM Emirates News Agency.

Four people were treated for minor injuries, the news agency said, citing Major General Khamis Mattar Al Mazeina, commander-in-chief of Dubai Police. Forensic experts are still examining the scene and will compile a report to determine the cause.