Toddler in Sharjah Falls from Balcony

Toddler in Sharjah Falls from Balcony

28 Feb 2016

The 15-month-old child was left unattended

A toddler fell to her death in Sharjah on Wednesday.

The incident occured around 9pm when the child's parents had left her alone as she played in the apartment. It wa said that she wandered out on to the balcony, climbed on to a chair and fell over the balcony railing from a six-floor apartment.

Her parents are currently being questioned on suspicion of negligence, says Sharjah Police.

This follows other incidents of children falling from high-rises and officials have warned parents not to leave their children unattended.