Dubai went ahead with a 1.6-ton fireworks display after a huge fire at a nearby luxury hotel

Even though the Address hotel in downtown Dubai was still smouldering from a massive fire that engulfed the the building, the city went through with its display of 1.6 tons of fireworks at the world’s tallest skyscraper, the Burj Khalifa, just blocks away.

A downtown Dubai resident told Business Insider he was “appalled” the city was going ahead with the celebrations after the fire reportedly left 14 injured.


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