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Sohaila Ahmed, Staff Reporter
A 53-year-old Emirati man had fallen to his death from the balcony of his building in Sharjah last week.
Residents of the area reported the incident to Sharjah police around 9:30am, after they witnessed the man falling from the 10th floor of his residence.
He suffered severe injuries but unfortunately succumbed to his injuries on his way to hospital.
The body was later transferred to the morgue, and police immediately initiated an investigation to know the reasons behind the incident and whether it was an accident, or an attempt to commit suicide.
Passerby said they saw the boy lying unconscious at the site and immediately informed the ambulance and police.
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The family stated that the boy somehow managed to climb a chair and get close to the window. While looking down the boy lost his balance and fell off the building and died on spot.
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