Iraqi girl dies in 4th-floor fall

AJMAN — A 19-year-old Iraqi teenager died after falling from the balcony of a fourth floor apartment in Ajman Sports Club building located in Al Rashidiya area of Ajman. The incident happened around 1.40pm yesterday.


Afkar Ali Ahmed

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Published: Tue 20 Nov 2007, 8:36 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 4:38 AM

Police sources said the teenager was staying in the apartment with other Iraqi women, including her aunt. Six Iraqi women have been taken into custody by the police for questioning. The police were informed of the incident by the owner of a restaurant located in the same building. The teenager’s body has been shifted to Khalifa Hospital. Salah Al Hajri, owner of Tatry Restaurant told Khaleej Times that he heard a loud sound of something falling. “I rushed out and saw a girl lying on the ground, bleeding profusely from her nose. By the time police arrived, she was dead,” he said.

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