Mumbai Woman Among Two Indians Killed In UAE Building Fire

Mumbai Woman Among Two Indians Killed In UAE Building Fire

The deadly inferno broke out on Thursday night in a nine-storey residential tower with 750 homes, located in the Al Nahda area.

FPJ News ServiceUpdated: Tuesday, April 09, 2024, 10:22 AM IST
article-image
Representational Image | Pixabay

A 29-year-old woman from Mumbai, who recently got married, was among two Indians who were killed in a blaze that erupted at a highrise in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE).

The deadly inferno broke out on Thursday night in a nine-storey residential tower with 750 homes, located in the Al Nahda area. Apart from the two deceased, three foreigners also died, while 44 have been left injured, reported the Khaleej Times.

Of the two Indian victims, one was identified as Michael Sathyadass, a sound engineer, who worked at DXB Live in the Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC), according to

his brother's social media post. Sathyadass' company remembered him as an employee with exceptional dedication and loyalty. The deceased had worked in concerts featuring Bruno Mars and AR Rahman.

The deceased woman had tied the nuptial knot in February. After the wedding, the couple had moved in to the building in Al Nahda, the deceased woman's friend was quoted by the Khaleej Times.

Her husband is battling for life. Doctors said his condition is very critical, said the friend. In a statement to the Khaleej Times, the Consulate General of India said, We are in touch with the families of the deceased and have extended all necessary support.

We have visited hospitals and met others who are getting treatment. We wish for their speedy and full recovery. The woman's friend said, The father of the deceased arrived on Saturday and is waiting for the completion of formalities. The husband's brother has also come to the UAE.

The deceased woman is likely to be buried in the UAE. Meanwhile, the cause of the fire is still under investigation.

RECENT STORIES

Mumbai: Praja Foundation Whitepaper On Status Of Civic Issues In City

Mumbai: Praja Foundation Whitepaper On Status Of Civic Issues In City

Mumbai: Film Director Siddharth Jena Duped Of ₹1.50 Crore In Goa Land Scam, Case Filed

Mumbai: Film Director Siddharth Jena Duped Of ₹1.50 Crore In Goa Land Scam, Case Filed

Bombay HC Asks CWC To Decide On Unwed Mother’s Plea To Revoke Surrender Deed For Her Child

Bombay HC Asks CWC To Decide On Unwed Mother’s Plea To Revoke Surrender Deed For Her Child

Bombay HC Fines Former Property Owner ₹50,000 For 14-Year Delay In Appeal

Bombay HC Fines Former Property Owner ₹50,000 For 14-Year Delay In Appeal

Dombivli Factory Blast: Owner's Wife, Who Was Firm Director, Arrested

Dombivli Factory Blast: Owner's Wife, Who Was Firm Director, Arrested