Roof of a shop in UAE collapses; one trapped

A Bangladeshi man was rescued with minor injuries from under the rubble of the shop in Ajman

One person was injured when the roof of a shop in Ajman caved in.

According to a report in Al Bayan, the roof of the shop that deals in car upholstery, located in Nuaimiya area, collapsed trapping a worker inside.
 
Residents and neighbours alerted civil defence officials who rushed to the site immediately.
 
Lt. Ali Marzouki of the Civil defence Department said the rescue team arrive at the site within five minutes of receiving the call.
 
A 45-year-old Bangladeshi national was rescued from under the rubble with injuries.
 
He was shifted to Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed hospital.
 
The shop is owned by an Iranian.

Dubai seized 490 'aggressive' cars in 2012

Dubai’s traffic police seized 490 cars whose owners were caught driving aggressively during intensified campaigns dubbed “desert without blood” launched in 2012, the emirate’s deputy traffic police was reported on Thursday as saying.
 
Colonel Saif Al Mazroui said 32 other vehicles were also impounded after their owners were caught driving under the influence of alcohol.
 
The campaign which targeted various areas inside Dubai and external roads resulted in the seizure of a total 6,120 cars and motorcycles involved in serious offences, he said, quoted by the Arabic language daily Emarat Alyoum.
 
“There were 11 separate campaigns targeting 11 areas inside Dubai and external roads…it resulted in the seizure of 6,120 vehicles, motorcycles and bicycles,” he said.
 
“Among the cars confiscated were 490 vehicles involved in aggressive driving and 32 whose owners were found to be driving under the influence of alcohol.”
 
He said 2,035 cars were also impounded for expired registration and 510 passenger vehicles for exceeding the defined passenger limit.
 
Mazroui said police involved in the campaign issued a total 174,986 tickets including nearly 62,000 for offences committed on external roads.
 
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