x Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 22 July 2017

Second body pulled from warehouse fire site in Dubai

The body of a man believed to be in his twenties was recovered from the rubble of the Dubai warehouse eight days after the blaze destroyed the building.

DUBAI // The remains of the second man who died in a warehouse fire eight days ago has been found.

The body of the first victim was recovered two days after the fire Al Sana Fashions warehouse in Al Quoz 3.

Bur Dubai police said the second victim was a man in his twenties.

The process of cooling the warehouse is still ongoing and the cause of the blaze has yet to be confirmed.

Staff said the fire may have started at the rear of the building and textiles are believed to have accelerated its spread throughout the factory.

malkhan@thenational.ae