x Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 23 July 2017

Husband shoots wife multiple times after argument

A forty-seven year old Emirati woman was shot multiple times by her husband on Tuesday.

RAS AL KHAIMAH // A forty-seven year old Emirati woman was shot multiple times by her husband on Tuesday.

MAK was said to have been shot in her home in Ras Al Khaimah after multiple arguments with her spouse, MRS, 55.

Director of the criminal investigation department, Colonel Abdullah Ali Mankhas, said the department received a call at 10:45pm about the incident.

He said that the husband was also injured by a bullet that was fired accidentally after his son attempted to stop the fight by holding his father’s hand.

Colonel Al Mankhas urged citizens, especially married couples, to resolve their issues amicably through dialogue and to avoid the use of violence.

The couple are now being treated in the hospital amid continuing investigations.

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