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144-Floor Plazas Demolished in Abu Dhabi Within 10 Seconds
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144-Floor Plazas Demolished in Abu Dhabi Within 10 Seconds

The 541-foot-high Mina Plaza Towers were demolished in just 10 seconds on Friday in Abu Dhabi, earning a title in the Guinness World Records. Watch it here.

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Four towers that were part of the Mina Plaza Towers in Abu Dhabi, were successfully demolished in just 10 seconds on Friday morning, reports the Khaleej Times.

Modon, the master developer looking over the demolition, earned the title of the tallest building demolished using explosives in the Guinness World Records, as Modon stated on its Facebook page.

144 floors were demolished using 13,227 pounds (6,000 kg) of explosives — all safely carried out, explained the Gulf News.

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The Abu Dhabi Media Office made the statement about the successful demolition on its Twitter page, shortly after 08:00 AM local time (23:00 PM EST Thursday), when the demolition happened.