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Toddler falls from escalator in Al Ain mall


DUBAI – A toddler fell from an escalator on the first floor of a shopping centre in Al Ain, according to reports on Monday.

The boy, 2, was with his parents on Sunday when the incident happened, Al Khaleej newspaper reported.

The child was leaning against a non-metallic barrier when it gave way, causing him to plummet to the floor below.

He survived the fall but sustained a head injury that needed surgery at a nearby hospital.

A spokesperson from the shopping centre said that investigation into the incident is underway. GAD/Expat Media


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