Afkar Ali Ahmed

Flat gutted in Sharjah

SHARJAH — A fire destroyed a flat on the third floor of the Al Nahda Tower building, located next to the Al Safeer Mall, in Al Nahda yesterday morning.

Rehab centre receiving 7 addiction cases a month

SHARJAH — The Drug Addicts’ Rehabilitation Centre, affiliated to the Anti-Drugs Section of Sharjah Police, is receiving seven addiction cases every month on an average, while its outpatient clinics receive about 15 cases daily, it was learnt.

Sharjah residents rue new parking charges

SHARJAH — Residents of Sharjah are worried over what they call unaffordable parking fees to be charged as part of the new system of machines coming into operation on December 12.

Fire spurs Ajman officials into action

AJMAN — Following the devastating fire that gutted the lubricants factory in the Ajman Industrial Area, an emergency inspection committee will soon be set up by the Ajman Municipality to ensure fire safety in commercial, industrial as well as residential areas.

Sleeping worker dies in Ajman fire

AJMAN — A lubricant factory was gutted yesterday when a fire broke out at 11am due to a short circuit in the old industrial area in Ajman.

Unlicensed food unit shut down

AJMAN — The Ajman Municipality yesterday ordered that an unlicensed food factory in Al Nuaimia be closed. The food products on the premises were also confiscated.