2-year-old dies in Sharjah after falling off window

2-year-old dies in Sharjah after falling off window

The police said the girl managed to reach the window of her fifth floor apartment using a piece of furniture, after which she fell.



By Afkar Abdullah/principal Correspondent

Published: Wed 17 Jun 2015, 12:06 AM

Last updated: Wed 8 Jul 2015, 2:49 PM

Sharjah - A two-year-old Chadian girl died after falling off her fifth floor apartment in Al Tawoun area in Sharjah on Monday morning. The police said the girl managed to reach the window using a piece of furniture, after which she fell.

Her mother was busy in the kitchen at the time, said a police officer.

On being notified, police patrols and paramedics were rushed to the site, but the little girl died before they reached.

The body was transferred to Al Qasimi Hospital and then to the forensic laboratory for an autopsy. The police are currently questioning the parents to ascertain if there was any negligence on their part.

The police have urged parents to be vigilant about their children’s activities. “Parents should secure all windows and balconies, and remove any objects that can help children climb and open windows,” said a police officer. -afkarali@khaleejtimes.com


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