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Timeline: Child deaths from high-rise falls in UAE

22 cases in six years across UAE

  • Compiled By Gulf News Archives
  • Published: 18:30 November 5, 2012
  • Gulf News

November 3, 2012

A five year-old Arab boy died after falling from the balcony of his home on the second floor of the building on Al Muroor Road in Abu Dhabi.

May 10, 2012

A 14-year-old Iraqi girl fell to her death from a fourth-floor apartment in Sharjah.

April 20, 2012

A five-year-old boy at the Radisson Blu Resort in Sharjah died when he fell through the hotel window

February 01, 2012

A three-year-old girl plunged to her death from a fifth floor apartment at Airport road in Abu Dhabi 

December 4, 2011

A three-year-old Syrian boy died after falling out of the window from the 14th floor from an apartment on Jamal Abdul Nasser Street, Sharjah.

November 29, 2011

A four-year-old Emirati boy fell out over the balcony from the 16th floor of Al Sondos building in Sharjah.

November 24, 2011

A three-year-old boy fell to his death from the window of their 14th floor from Al Yarmouk Tower, near Sahara Centre, Sharjah

November 19, 2011

A four-year-old girl died after falling from the window of their 15th floor apartment building in Al Qasimi area, Sharjah

September 27, 2011

A five-year-old boy and his mother have died after separately falling off the balcony of their flat in the Jumeirah Lake Towers, Dubai

January 30, 2011

A 13-year-old Indian girl plunged to her death from an 11th floor apartment on Al Falah Street in Abu Dhabi.

November 14, 2010

An three-year-old African toddler fell from a fifth-floor balcony in Sharjah

June 27, 2010

A seven-year-old Arab girl died after she fell off a balcony in a residential apartment located on King Abdul Aziz Road, Sharjah.

January 19, 2010

A three-year-old Emirati national identified by the police only as A.T. fell to his death from the 13th floor of a high-rise building in Khalidiya, Abu Dhabi.

April 11, 2009

A 15-year-old Jordanian teenager died after falling from 16th floor apartment in Al Qasimiya, Sharjah.

August 27, 2008

A five-year-old Arab girl plunges to her death from the second floor of apartment in Al Ain. 

July 01, 2008

A young Arab girl died when she fell out of the window of her 11th floor apartment in Sharjah. 

June 28, 2008

A five-year-old Pakistani boy died when he fell from the 5th floor apartment in Sharjah.

April 1, 2008

A five-year-old Egyptian boy plunged to his death after reaching out and opening a window from atop a sofa from his home on the tenth floor of a building in Abu Dhabi

March 7, 2008

A three-year-old Egyptian boy died after falling from the seventh floor balcony of his apartment in Fujairah.

October 6, 2007

A 15-year-old Egyptian teenager plunged to his death from the fifth floor balcony of his house while bursting firecrackers in Ras Al Khaimah.

March 28, 2006

A two-year-old Egyptian boy playing alone plunged to his death after he fell from the sixth floor balcony of a building in Sharjah.

January 13, 2006

A 13-year-old schoolgirl plunged eight floors to her death from her apartment balcony at the Burj 2000 tower in Sharjah.

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