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IN PICS: DIC tower fire

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People from the construction rushed down when the smoke filled the area.(ITP Images)
IN PICS: DIC tower fire
Authorities were still on track to find out if safety measures were imposed in the building.(ITP images)
IN PICS: DIC tower fire
The tower is 47-storey building still under construction in Dubai Internet City (DIC).(ITP images)
IN PICS: DIC tower fire
Labourers assigned in the tower's construction were mostly out for lunch, crowd set outside when fire began.(ITP images)
IN PICS: DIC tower fire
The cause of fire was still under investigation, Dubai Civil Defense director general said.
IN PICS: DIC tower fire
The building is reportedly located along Sheikh Zayed Road behind the BBC World Building in Dubai Media City (DMC). (ITP Images)
IN PICS: DIC tower fire
Emergency response teams, including helicopters, have been dispatched to tackle the blaze, which was still burning as of 4:30 pm. (ITP Images)
IN PICS: DIC tower fire
FIRE STRIKES: A blaze has broken out in a skyscraper in Dubai Internet City (DIC). (ITP Images)
IN PICS: DIC tower fire
The fire started at 2:12 pm (GMT 1012) on the 30th floor of Al Salam Tecom Tower, a 47-storey building still under construction. (ITP Images)