Narrow escape for Sharjah family as roof collapses on them

 

Narrow escape for Sharjah family as roof collapses on them

Sharjah - The roof fell on one side of the room, and not directly on the family members.

by

Amira Agarib

  • Follow us on
  • google-news
  • whatsapp
  • telegram

Published: Fri 11 Aug 2017, 4:27 PM

Last updated: Sat 12 Aug 2017, 8:48 AM

A mother and her daughters were injured after the roof of a room in their house in Sharjah collapsed on them.

The operations room of Sharjah Police received a call on Wednesday that an accident had taken place in a residential building in Al Yarmook area in Sharjah.

A team of police personnel and ambulance was dispatched to the site, where they found that the roof of the bedroom had collapsed when the mother, 30, and her daughters were in the room, at around 2pm.

Luckily, the roof collapsed on one side of the room, and not on the family.

The mother suffered fractures on her leg, and will have to undergo operation. One of the daughters, 4, was hurt in her head and was bleeding, while the other received minor injuries.

Investigations are on to ascertain the cause of the accident.


More news from