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14-year-old Emirati girl's hand cut off in a UAE bike accident

Ahmed Shaaban /Ras Al Khaimah Filed on November 30, 2019 | Last updated on November 30, 2019 at 02.54 pm
14-year-old, Emirati girl, hand, cut off, UAE bike accident,

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Authorities urged all parents to keep an eye on their kids, particularly during the holidays.

A 14-year-old Emirati girl was riding her bike close to her home in Ras Al Khaimah city when she met with an accident that got her hand entirely cut off.

Informed sources said the accident happened on Friday at 2pm. The young girl was rushed to Saqr hospital, but she had to be airlifted to another hospital where she can possibly get her hand reattached.

"Her amputated hand was kept in ice to remain safe in the hospital," sources said.

Authorities urged all parents to keep an eye on their kids, particularly during the holidays.

"Kids should be careful and take all precautionary measure when riding bikes."

Wearing helmet and protective clothes are important, for example, they explained.

"Bike hiring outlets should also make sure these safety measures are taken."


Ahmed Shaaban

Originally from Egypt, I am a sound professional with a 23-year diverse experience as a researcher, lecturer, instructor, reporter, journalist, copy writer, translator, interpreter, proofreader, correspondent, and voice-over specialist with so many public and private entities in USA, UAE and Egypt. I have full command of all English and Arabic languages skills. I have a “Doctorate of Business Administration” degree, Swiss Business School. I have two Master’s degrees; one in Media Sciences, Mass Communication College, Cairo University, 2014, and one in Applied Business Research, Swiss Business School, 2018. I have a bachelor’s degree in English Language and Translation, Al-Alsun College for Languages & Translation, Ain Shams University, Egypt, 1996. I have three post graduate diplomas in Education, Curricula and Instruction, and Islamic Studies. I enjoy reading, writing and adventuring.

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