Business women council official dies in Sharjah fire

Ameera, 38 years old, her sister, 40 years old, and their mother, 57 years old, all died in the fire which erupted on Saturday. (Photo courtesy: globalthinkersmentors)

Chairperson of Sharjah Business Women Council Ameera Bin Karam has passed away in a fire that broke out in her family’s villa in Al Qadisiyah area of Sharjah.

Ameera, 38 years old, her sister, 40 years old, and their mother, 57 years old, all died in the fire which erupted on Saturday around 4:30 a.m.

Her brother, 32 years old, was rescued and transferred to al-Qassimi Hospital in Sharjah.

According to emaratalyoum, a civil defense forces’ source in Sharjah said the fire erupted at 4:34 local time on Saturday in the living room. The smoke engulfed the house and Bin Karam and her mother and sister died of suffocation.

The source added that a neighbor called civil defense forces and the latter arrived to the scene four minutes after the fire had erupted. The fire was put out within minutes and Bin Karam’s injured brother was transferred to hospital for treatment. The father was not home when the fire broke out.

Meanwhile, Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed al-Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and chairperson of Nama, a woman advancement establishment, offered her condolences for the death of Bin Karam who was the establishment’s deputy chairperson.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:52 - GMT 06:52
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