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British man ties disabled mum to his back to flee burning Dubai skyscraper

| blog, Dubai, L&B World, World | January 1, 2016

A fire engulfs The Address Hotel in downtown Dubai in the United Arab Emirates December 31, 2015. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
The fire broke out on New Year’s Eve (Picture: Reuters)

A British man strapped his disabled mother to his back to carry her out of a burning skyscraper in Dubai last night. 

Tourist Angus Villar described how it was the only way to get her out of the Address hotel downtown, which turned into an inferno just before the New Year’s Eve fireworks were due to start.

He told Sky News: ‘I was on the 15th floor in the kitchen opening some champagne.  My father went out onto the… Read the full story

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