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Sharjah: A woman sought help on radio following the failure of air-conditioning in her apartment where she lived with her five children, including a newborn.

As soon as they learnt about the woman's dilemma, Sharjah Police sprang into action.

Lt Colonel Ahmad Al Marri, director of Community Police Department in Sharjah Police, said the Arab woman called Noor Dubai Radio asking for help as her family was suffering in extreme heat conditions inside their apartment.

“She sought help on the radio as she lives in the apartment with her five children. One of the children was a newborn and the family was suffering from heat. The commander-in-chief of Sharjah Police directed our department to contact the woman and solve her problem immediately,” Lt Col Al Marri said.

In a humanitarian step, police helped provide relief to the family.

Meanwhile, the Arab woman thanked Sharjah Police for their quick response. She praised the generosity of the Emirati people and their readiness to help people in need.