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Dubai Police reveal cause of Torch Tower fire – Cigarette

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Recall the fire incident that occurred at torch tower in Dubai,Police investigations reveal that the cause of the fire at the Torch Tower in Dubai Marina on August 4 this year could have been due to cigarette butts being thrown into a potted plant which began to smoulder until it caught fire. Police carried out similar experiments to gauge whether throwing a cigarette butt in a pot could lead to a fire and found that it slowly did.
The Torch Tower fire raced across the structural facade forcing 475 people to flee to safety from the 87-storey. Firefighters doused the second blaze at the tower in as many years in record time without any injuries or causalities.
Speaking on the sidelines of a day-long seminar on fire prevention in Dubai for first responders, Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al Merri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police said the risk to human lives, financial losses and property damages could have been minimised during the fire if security staff were more well versed in safety procedures.
“These men should be qualified and equipped with enough skills to deal with any tragedy. They need to begin the evacuation process immediately and know how to manage evacuating people with special needs and the injured,” said the Dubai Police chief.
“The security guards are responsible for the safety of residential buildings. The last Torch Tower fire (February 21, 2015) saw financial losses, especially to cars that were badly damaged because they were wrongly parked,” said Maj Gen Al Merri.
Dubai Civil Defence officials attending the seminar revealed that electrical faults and cigarette butts are the leading causes of fires in Dubai since 2015.
Major General Rashid Thani Al Matroushi, Director-General of Dubai Civil Defence, said 15 people died during the same period and a total of 179 people, including firefighters, were injured. “Most of the injuries during the last three years from fires were due to smoke inhalation,” he said, noting that of the 66 civilians injured in 2017, 50 were treated for minor smoke inhalation.
According to a latest report by firefighters released at the seminar, only four people died in fires during 2017.
“Three people died in a villa fire and one person died in a hotel fire,” said Maj Gen Al Matroushi.
The geographical areas with the highest number of accidents were Karama, Al Quoz industrial and Al Satwa, according to the report.
“Most of the fires happen during the summer months. This year, June saw the highest number of fires compared with the other months of the year. Eight of them were big fires while 215 fires were minor and nine were fires of moderate intensities,” said Maj Gen Al Matroushi.
The report illustrated that fires frequently occur around 3pm and the origins often vary depending on the building design and components within.
The sources of fire in high-rise buildings were often in sauna rooms, waste rooms and electrical rooms. In construction sites, the sources of fire were found in generators and caravans. In villas, fires were sparked in kitchens and bedrooms.
Colonel Rashid Khalifa Bu Flasa, Director of Fire and Rescue Department, told Gulf News that community awareness is critical to reducing the prevalence of fires.
“After investigations, we find that mostly wrong practices, lack of knowledge, and certain habits within the community are the cause of fires. This is the reason why we always carry out awareness campaigns.”

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Bullying forces 10-year-old Boy with colostomy bag to commit suicide

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10-year-old Boy with colostomy bag commits suicide10-year-old Seven Bridges, who suffers digestion related health condition that means he has to wear a colostomy bag, has committed suicide after he was ridiculed in school for it. Seven Bridges from Kentucky, hanged himself at home on Saturday while his mother went shopping for groceries.

Now you see how serious depression can be.

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Seven Bridges mum, Tami Charles, said she found him hanging when she returned from shopping at about 10:30am inside a closet.

10-year-old Boy with colostomy bag commits suicide

Seven Bridges was born with a rare bowel condition that requires a colostomy bag attached to his stomach for collecting feces which normally goes through the anus. He was often bullied in school and in buses when the feces smell. Tami , his mother said her son’s school, Kerrick Elementary failed him and she and the boy’s father, Donnie Bridges, plan to take legal action against the child’s school district, Jefferson County Public Schools.

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Boyfriend chops girlfriend’s head because her food was tasteless

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If you want to read the sad story of a frustrated man who beheaded his girlfriend because the cabbage soup she made was tasteless, stay on this page.

Boyfriend chops girlfriend's head because her food was tasteless

Boyfriend chops girlfriend’s head because her food was tasteless

The anonymous man also tried to take his own life afterwards, but it failed.

Mixed feelings – 😶.

The 43-year-old man  recently lost his job and took to drinking to hopefully suppres the pain.

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Suddenly he became angry when his 47-year-old partner cooked tasteless Shchi (cabbage) soup. He then chopped her head which lead to her death at their home in Kozlovka village, Russia.

Police officers found the body of the dead woman, with her head berated, in Russia, Smolensk region.

The woman’s lover has been detained at the couple’s home and a criminal investigation has been launched according to part 1 article 105 of the Russian criminal code – deliberate murder.

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People lived around said that the man was never that aggressive but after he recently lost his job and started drinking, he went bananas.

Boyfriend chops girlfriend's head because her food was tasteless

Boyfriend chops girlfriend’s head because her food was tasteless

There have been several cases where job loss can make one take the wrong turn in life and do something unimaginable. That’s why laid off workers need a therapist if any unusable behavior is read.

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This is the second case in less than a week in Russia where complaints about bad cooking have resulted in murder.

Linda Ikeji reports that just last week, a woman murdered her husband by stabbing him at least 35 times because he had commented on the food she served their guest.

The husband said that the food she served their guests was lacking salt.

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Local Government Chairman kneeling down after he shouted “APC” during PDP campaign rally

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Francis Ayagah, Local government chairman of Gwer west local government area in Benue state kneeling down as instructed after he chanted “APC” during a PDP campaign rally.

Local Government Chairman kneeling down after he shouted "APC" during PDP campaign rally

Local Government Chairman kneeling down after he shouted “APC” during PDP campaign rally

Don’t put all the blame on Francis Ayagah. He was elected as LG Chairman under the sweeps of APC, but he defected to the umbrella of PDP after power changed hands in Benue state.

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Eunice Ortom, wife of Samuel Ortom, Benue state Governor organized a rally to campaign for the re-election of her husband as Gorvenor. Eunice Ortom hails from the local government which Francis Ayagah leads.

Francis Ayagah was called up to the podium to make a speech. Unfortunately for him, he lost track of the political party’s platform he is on.

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Report has it that he shouted “Aaaaa Peee Ceeee” twice to a crowd of PDP supporters who couldn’t hold back the disgrace.

Subsequently he was summoned by the leaders of PDP in Benue state and was seen kneeling down.

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