Wednesday, May 11, 2011

First Suicide Jump From Burj Khalifa

A man has committed suicide by jumping from the world's tallest skyscraper in Dubai, according to its owner. The man, in his 20s, fell from the 147th floor of the 2,717ft (828m) Burj Khalifa, landing on a deck on the 108th floor, local media reported. Reports on the websites of the Gulf News and 7 Days newspapers said the man had jumped after a dispute with his employer. Also police statements showed that a holiday he had requested was turned down.