Three in a family die of suffocation in apartment fire in Ajman

A man and his two grandsons die as fire guts an apartment on the fourth floor of building in Al Rashidiyah area

Ajman: Three people, a 69-year old man and his two grandsons aged 4 and 2, died of suffocation after a fire broke out in an apartment building in Ajman on Thursday, officials have confirmed.

The fire gutted the apartment on the fourth floor of a building in Al Rashidiyah area, Brigadier Abdul Aziz Al Shamisi, Director General of Ajman Civil Defence said.

Bodies of the deceased were taken to Khalifa Hospital.

The fire broke out around 12.06pm and tenants were evacuated from the six- floors building.


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