A six-year-old Indian girl is fighting for her life after she fell from the third floor of her building in Muwailih area in Sharjah on Saturday evening.
Police said that they received a call from the Al Qasimi hospital – where the girl was admitted – following the incident. A patrol and investigation team from industrial area police station were immediately dispatched to the site for thorough examination of the spot.
The girl, identified as Safa S.A, was playing in the house and ventured into the balcony of the building from where she fell. Her parents, who were inside the house, were unaware of her movements.
The medical staff at the hospital said that the girl had suffered fractures in all parts of the body. A special team has been assigned to look after the girl, who was put under artificial respiration.
Police have launched an investigation to determine the cause of the accident.
With this incident, the number of children who have fallen from highrises during the last three months has reached 16. Most of the accidents occur due to the negligence of parents, despite intensified awareness by various authorities in the emirate.