SHARJAH: A 28-year-old Filipina woman fell to death from the balcony of her 10th floor apartment in Sharjah’s Abu Shagara area, Sharjah Police have said.
The victim, identified as M.F., was reportedly facing some professional issues, Gulf News reported.
The police were reportedly informed by eyewitnesses who saw the woman plunge to the ground.
A team from the Criminal and Investigation Department (CID) was dispatched to the building, where they pronounced her dead, the report said.
Her body was sent to Al Kuwaiti hospital for an autopsy, it added.
In another case, police are looking into an illegal abortion attempt by an Asian woman who was two months pregnant. She was admitted to the intensive care unit of Al Qasimi Hospital after she allegedly tried to perform an abortion on herself at her home in Sharjah, said the Dubai-based news portal.
The woman, identified as A.T.J., is 20, and unmarried, it said.
An official at Al Qasimi Hospital reportedly said the woman was transferred from Al Kuwaiti Hospital and admitted in a critical condition. She was bleeding when she was brought to hospital, in addition to developing other serious health complications due to her attempts.