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5 dead, 6 injured in Sharjah apartment blaze

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The fire that broke out in a residential building in Sharjah’s Butaina took the lives of five people and wounded six others.

Initial reports by the Sharjah Police General Directorate said that the fire broke out on February 12 at 01:12 AM on the first floor of the three-storey building.

Fatalities include a 38-year-old Moroccan woman and her two children aged 4 and 7, a 35-year-old Indian man, and a 40-year-old Pakistani woman. All of them died due to suffocation

Six other individuals were injured because of the incident. They were all brought to Kuwait Hospital to recover.

The Sharjah Civil Defence and Anjad patrols from the Sharjah Police General Directorate responded to control the fire and save the lives of the residents living in the building.

The team from Sharjah Civil Defence and fire experts from Sharjah Criminal Laboratory are still investigating the scene to find out what caused the fire and what is left in the building.

Major General Saif Al Zari Al Shamsi, Chief Brigadier of the Sharjah Police, expressed his deep regret for the incident and his condolences to the families of the victims and wished the injured a speedy recovery.

He also stressed the continued efforts of the General Directorate in dealing with the damages caused by the fire, investigating the causes and updating the public on the results of investigation to help increase their alertness against the occurrence of such incidents.

Source: WAM

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