Sharjah: An Arab woman died after falling from the 17-floor balcony of her apartment in Sharjah on Friday, a Sharjah Police official told Gulf News.

Police said the Iraqi woman died due to the impact of the fall. Police found a suicide note tied to the body of the victim, who is more than 50-years old.

"Police and ambulances rushed to the area after receiving reports about the incident around 7:45 pm," the police said. The woman plunged to her death from the 17-floor of a tower in Buhairah Corniche, Sharjah, the police said.