Toddler falls to death in Sharjah


Staff Report

Sharjah – It’s a shocking news for everyone as toddler died after falling from a building in Sharjah.

Sharjah Police is investigating the death of a 3-year-old Saudi national girl who fell from a window of her house on the 11th floor of a Sharjah high-rise building located at Jamal Abdul Nasser area.

The girl, identified as Ghadeer Y.S., died on the spot after falling from the building, police said.

The girl was found dead when a team of police, patrol, forensic experts and ambulance rushed to the site. The body was shifted to a forensic laboratory to determine the cause of death.

The girl’s parents have been taken into custody for interrogation, to determine whether the accident was happened due to negligence on their part or not.

The girl climbed the window when her mother was busy in the kitchen and the father was not at home, according to the Police.

This is the second incident of a child falling from a high-rise, after a 21-month-old Arab boy fell from the third floor of a building in Al Taawun area in Sharjah.

Police have launched intensified awareness campaigns to educate the parents about the negligence of children, which could lead to serious injuries, even their deaths.