Four-year-old home alone girl falls to death

Four-year-old home alone girl falls to death

A four-year-old Arab girl died on the spot after she fell from the balcony of her fifth floor apartment in Al Qasimia area of Sharjah on Saturday evening.



by

Afkar Ali Ahmed

Published: Mon 21 Nov 2011, 9:01 AM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 10:38 AM

SHARJAH — A four-year-old Arab girl died on the spot after she fell from the balcony of her fifth floor apartment in Al Qasimia area of Sharjah on Saturday evening. People near the building saw the child hanging from the balcony before she fell to death.

According to the police, the girl’s parents left her alone in the house while she was sleeping. When she woke up, she tried to get out through the balcony, as the door was locked from outside.

The police from Al Garb Police Station rushed to the spot as soon as they heard about the incident and they found the body of the girl lying in a pool of blood.

The body of the girl was moved to Al Kuwaiti Hospital in Sharjah and her father was detained for investigation. -afkarali@khaleejtimes.com

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