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Dubai Expo says six workers died, 72 ‘seriously injured’ in lead-up to world fair (Middle East Eye)

Six workers have died and more than 70 have been seriously injured in the lead up to Dubai Expo 2020, an event representative confirmed, insisting safety standards on site were “world-class”.

The global trade fair – held for the first time in the Middle East – opened on Thursday with a lavish ceremony of fireworks, music and messaging about the power of global collaboration for a more sustainable future.

Dubai Expo says six workers died, 72 ‘seriously injured’ in lead-up to world fair | Middle East Eye