Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 20 September 2018

Emirati girl, 11, dies after falling down stairs in Sharjah

The girl was rushed to Kuwait Hospital on Monday where she was treated for severe head injuries and internal bleeding, but later died from her injuries

A Emirati girl died on Thursday after falling down the stairs at her family's house in Al Ghafelia area in Sharjah.

Sharjah Police received a report of the incident on Monday evening and an ambulance was dispatched to the location.

Reports suggest that the girl was playing with her siblings when she fell down the stairs and was unconscious.

The 11-year-old girl was rushed to Kuwait Hospital where she was treated for severe head injuries and internal bleeding.

Following a medical check-up, she had to be referred to Al Qassimi Hospital, where several tests and procedures were carried out in an attempt to save the child’s life, but she died of her injuries on Thursday.

The girl was buried after prayers were performed at Al Sahaba Mosque.