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Man dies jumping off Burj Khalifa

amira@khaleejtimes.com Filed on May 10, 2011
Man dies jumping off Burj Khalifa

A 30-year-old Indian died falling off Burj Khalifa today afternoon in an apparent suicide, Dubai Police have confirmed.

According to the eyewitnesses, the man jumped from the 147th floor of the building and fell on the 102nd floor, dying after a few minutes.

The police and paramedics arrived with in few minutes of the incident but could not resuscitate him.

The person is not yet identified, however, the badly mangled remains of the body has been sent to the forensic department for investigation.

News of the incident has set the social networking site twitter on fire, with twitterers churning out tweets by the dozens in just a few minutes.

Amira Agarib


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