A three-year-old Malian child was rescued after she was found hanging by her neck in an abandoned hotel in Medina, Saudi Arabia, according a Ministry of Interior statement.
Security guards spotted the girl and were able to rescue her before she was taken to hospital to receive treatment. She is now in a stable condition.
The girl’s mother, a Malian woman in her 40s, was found on the roof of the hotel. Legal action has been taken against her and she will be transferred to the public prosecution.
Lieutenant-Colonel Hussein al-Qahtani, media spokesperson for Medina Police, confirmed the details of the incident in a press statement.