An 88-story tower still under construction in Kazakhstan’s capital, Astana, was engulfed in a massive blaze early on Saturday. Amateur footage
showed the high-rise, dubbed Abu Dhabi Plaza, lit up like an enormous torch.
The fire started on the 25th floor early on Saturday morning. According to preliminary reports, it was caused by a gas cylinder explosion.
Dozens of firefighters in nearly 20 vehicles have rushed to the scene. Several firefighting units are battling the blaze, struggling to get the fire
under control, and at least 60 first responders have been deployed, RIA Novosti reported.
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