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5-year-old dies after falling from balcony in Dubai

Dhanusha Gokulan (Principal Correspondent)/Dubai
dhanusha@khaleejtimes.com Filed on December 11, 2019 | Last updated on December 11, 2019 at 06.58 am
5-year-old, dies, fall, balcony, Dubai, Al Nahda area, Parental negligence
Police has warned parents to exercise caution while leaving their kids inside balconies.- Alamy Image

Parental negligence has been cited as one of the reasons for this tragedy.

 A five-year- old Arab national girl has died after falling from the ninth floor of her building balcony in Dubai's Al Nahda area.

The incident took place on Sunday, December 8, as the girl was in her apartment balcony. Parental negligence has been cited as one of the reasons for this tragedy.

Indian social worker Naseer Vatanappally told Khaleej Times that the case has been registered with Al Qusais Police Station, and police is currently investigating to ascertain the circumstances surrounding her death.

Police has warned parents to exercise caution while leaving their kids inside balconies.

dhanusha@khaleejtimes.com

 

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Dhanusha Gokulan

Originally from India, Dhanusha Gokulan has been working as a journalist for 10 years. She has a keen interest in writing about issues that plague the common person, and will never turn down a human interest story. She completed her Bachelor in Arts in Journalism, Economics, and English Literature from Mangalore University in 2008. In her spare time, she dabbles with some singing/songwriting, loves travelling, and Audible is her favourite mobile application. Tweet at her @wordjunkie88


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