Dubai: A security source has confirmed that a man has committed suicide on Tuesday by throwing himself from the 147th floor of Burj Khalifa.

Police received a report that the man, an Asian in his thirties, jumped off the building and landed on the 108th floor on the side of the Burj.

Investigation revealed that he reportedly committed suicide after a dispute with his company. 


Emaar issues statement

Developer Emaar said that the incident happened at around 9am on Tuesday.

"The concerned authorities have confirmed that it was a suicide, and we are awaiting the final report," Emaar said.