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23 May 2024

Weekend deaths: UAE expats fall off palm tree, bike

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By Staff

An Asian man died after falling off a high palm tree in Ras Al Khaimah and police said they were investigating the incident.

Police headed for the accident scene in Al Geer area in the northern emirate following a report that a worker who was on top of the tree had fallen down.

The semi-official daily ‘Al Ittihad’ said the man died on the spot, but it did not mention what he was doing on the tree.

In a separate accident, a woman,44-year-old European, died in a collision between her bicycle and a motorcycle on the road in Mlaiha in RAK.

Police said the woman was rushed to hospital, but died on the way, adding that the Asian man involved in the accident was safe.