Dubai New Year fireworks kick off while nearby tower blazes

Dubai New Year fireworks kick off while nearby tower blazes

A 63-story luxury hotel was engulfed in flames even as a massive New Year's fireworks display kicked off at the world's tallest skyscraper nearby, while tens of thousands of people whistled and cheered at early Friday's pyrotechnics.

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