Sharjah: A 32-year-old Nepalese woman was stabbed to death after a fight broke out among women at a workers’ accommodation in Sharjah industrial area number 12. Three other women were injured in the fight, according to Sharjah police.

All of them work for a cleaning company. Two of the injured women were taken to Al Qassimi Hospital while the two other were admitted to Al Kuwaiti hospital at around 1.30am on Saturday night.

The deceased, identified as T.R., succumbed to her injuries at 5.30am, Al Qassimi Hospital sources confirmed. The body was transferred to the forensic laboratory for an autopsy. The three injured women were reported to be in a stable condition. Two of injured identified as S.M., 23, and A.D., 22 were discharged from Al Kuwaiti hospital at around 4.30am.

Police have arrested the suspect, S.M., and are investigating the case and the motive behind the fight. One of the victims told Gulf News that the suspect was under the influence of alcohol when the fight broke out.

One of the victim’s relatives told Gulf News that his wife sustained a stab wound in her abdomen but she was discharged from hospital after receiving treatment.