53-year-old man falls to death from Sharjah high-rise

Ambulances rushed to King Faisal Street and the man was moved to hospital, but succumbed to injuries later the same day

A 53-year-old man died after falling from the balcony of a high-rise apartment in Sharjah on Sunday morning.

Sharjah police said passers-by called the operations room at 9.30am after the Indian man fell from the 10th floor of an apartment building on King Faisal Street, where he lived with a number of men. He did not die instantly.

Police and ambulances rushed to the scene and moved the man to hospital, but later the same day he succumbed to his injuries. The body was moved to the morgue and an investigation has been launched by Al Buhairah police station.

Police are questioning the deceased’s flatmates about the circumstances of the incident to determine if it was an accident or the man took his own life.

Published: December 5, 2017 01:37 PM