The Sharjah skyline.
The Sharjah skyline. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives

A five-year-old Egyptian boy fell to death from the 22nd floor of a residential building in Sharjah on Wednesday.

He fell from the balcony of his family home in a tower located in the Al Majaz area of the emirate.

The incident was reported to Sharjah Police General Command on Wednesday evening.

The boy died at the scene of the incident. His body was transferred to a forensic laboratory for autopsy.

Officers from Buhaira Police Station are investigating.