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29 February 2024

3-year-old girl falls to her death in Abu Dhabi

By Staff

A three-year-old girl of Egyptian nationality plunged to her death from the fifth floor of a building located at Airport Road in Abu Dhabi.

The girl fell from the balcony of the living room of her family flat when her aunt was sleeping in the other room.

It is reported that the same child was rescued in December when Abu Dhabi police received a call that a child was about to fall from the window of her parents flat.

The Abu Dhabi police team rushed to the flat and broke the main door and rescued the girl before falling in the street.

They also discovered that she was alone in the flat and her parents were at work.

The baby girl identified as Maryam, is the only baby of her parents, reported Emarat Al Youm.

Meanwhile the Major General Nasser Lakhraibani Al-Nuaimi the secretary-general of the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister, Chairman of the Higher Committee for Child Protection in the Ministry of Interior expressed his sadness and added it was an unfortunate incidents.

He stressed that Abu Dhabi Police is confronting this phenomenon, by giving priority to raising the awareness of the children of the dangers of windows and balconies.