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Photo Story: Fire at a high-rise in Sharjah, UAE

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Civil defence forces extinguish a fire that broke out at a high-rise building in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 06 May 2020.

The Abbco Tower has 48 floors, out of which 36 are residential floors. Each floor has 12 flats.

Fire at a high-rise in Sharjah
Photo EPA-EFE/MAHMOUD KHALED

Of the 12 people who were injured, five were rushed to hospital with smoke inhilation and seven were treated at the scene.

The cause of the fire is yet to be determined.

Via EPA-EFE/MAHMOUD KHALED

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