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A court in Dibba Al Fujairah has cleared an Emirati woman who lost her seven kids in a villa fire from all charges.
The incident dates back to January 2018, where the mother was accused of negligence by leaving the children at home and locking them up in their room.
She was also accused of manslaughter. The defendant denied the charges.
She claimed being at home when the fire broke out.
Following the tragedy, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, instructed the UAE Civil Defence to install fire alarm systems in every home at the expense of the government for those who can’t afford it.
A maid is facing charges at a court In Fujairah for neglecting the children in her care, which led to them dying of suffocation.
The civil defense teams in Fujairah on Sunday night managed to control a huge fire that broke out in a landfill in the Badia area, about 40 km north of Fujairah.
The two children were alone with their grandmother when the fire erupted at 10:30am, adding that their parents were at work at the time.
An Emirati family escaped a disaster in the early hours of Tuesday when a fire broke out in their house in Fujairah city. The firefighters managed to contain the fire and extinguish it in minutes. The smoke detector system in the house instantly alerted the civil defense about the incident. No injuries were reported, according to a civil defense official.
His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan Bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, on Thursday, dedicated two rare manuscripts to the Islamic Manuscripts House at Al Qasimia University.
A multi-ethnic group of professionals raised the flag of the UAE at a recent international convention in the US when it bagged the highest award at the “ASNT Annual Conference” in Houston, Texas.
Ajman Tourism Development Department (ATDD) announced that it signed an agreement with Amina Hospitals, which will sponsor the first Ajman Half Marathon organised by Al Qudra Sports Management, on Monday.