18-month-old toddler drowns in bathtub of his home in Sharjah - GulfToday

18-month-old toddler drowns in bathtub of his home in Sharjah


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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter 

An 18-month-old toddler died after drowning in the bathtub of an apartment in the Al Majaz area of Sharjah.

The Nepalese boy was rushed to the Al Qassimi Hospital in Sharjah. He was pronounced dead on arrival.

The mother was giving the boy a bath. She left the boy in the tub for a while and went out of the restroom. Upon her return to the privy, she noticed the boy unconscious.


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The parents took the boy to the Al Qassimi Hospital in Sharjah, but it was too late. According to preliminary investigation, boy suffered brain damage.

Officers from Buhairah Police Station are investigating the tragic incident.  A file has been moved to the competent authorities.

Parents have been urged not to leave the small children alone in precarious conditions.

The UAE authorities have launched educational videos to inculcate parents to avoid such uncalled situations.    

In the first week of November, a 21-year-old Indian student was found hanging from the ceiling fan of his Sharjah house.

The shocked family was completely unaware about the motive behind his drastic act.

One of the family members found him hanging from the ceiling fan when he entered his room.

No suicide note was found near the body.

Police and forensic teams were immediately called to the scene to transfer the body to the hospital.

An investigation has been launched to know the reasons behind the mysterious death suicide.

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