Sharjah police stopped an Ethiopian woman from committing a suicide by throwing herself from the 16th floor in a building in the emirate.
Police and ambulances had rushed to Nahda area on reports that a woman is standing at the balcony of her apartment and is threatening to throw herself.
“After negotiating with the woman, police succeeded in persuading her to change her mind…they then took her inside,” 'Emarat Al Youm' daily said.
It quoted police sources as saying the 29-year-old woman tried to kill herself after she was beaten up by her brother and sister following an argument. The unnamed woman lives with her husband and a sister in that flat.