16 people were burnt alive in a fire in a building in Dubai – 4 Indians were among the dead
Sharjah – April 16 (Urdu Leaks) 16 people were burnt alive in a terrible fire in Dubai. According to local media, at least 16 people, including four Indians, were killed and 9 injured when a massive fire broke out in a residential building in Dubai’s Deira district. Gulf News quoted an Indian consulate official as saying that the dead were an Indian couple from Kerala and two men who worked in the said building. The dead Indians have been identified as 38-year-old Rajesh Kalingadan, his wife Jayshi Kandamangalath, 32, Gudu Saliakondo, 49, and Imam Qasim Abdul Qadir, 43, Gulf News reported.
The fire broke out on the fourth floor of the building and soon spread to other areas. The fire was reported to the Dubai Civil Defense Operations Room after which fire engines were rushed to the spot. The building has been sealed off for security reasons.