Four dead, and 30 NRIs
among 60 hurt in Dubai skyscraper fire
Dubai, January 22, 2007
Four workers were killed and 50- 60 injured in a huge skyscraper
fire in Dubai. It is estimated that 19 NRIs were among the 41
workers admitted at Rashid Hospital. More than 270 workers form
Pakistan, India and Chinese were trapped in a 37 story building.
The Fortune Investment Group yesterday announced an ex-gratia
relief package for those affected by the fire. The developer
said its compensation comes in addition to insurance payments.
The source says, unskilled laborer is making around US$140.00
per month. The company will compensate each families those who:
The fire was believed to have started on the 31st
floor possibly in the electricity.