Emirati woman killed by falling block in Fujairah

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An Emirati woman in her 60s was killed after a piece of block in her house in Fujeirah fell on her while it was under maintenance.

The woman was in her 35-year-old house during maintenance work carried out by a local company when the block collapsed on her.

The Arabic language daily Al Bayan said the woman was rushed to hospital in a serious condition and died later. It said police are investigating the incident and whether the company was complying with safety rules.

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