A fire broke out in a villa in the Bani Yas area on May 22, 2023. Picture for illustrative purposes only.


Abu Dhabi villa fire: 6 dead, including 3 sisters and boy

Three sisters and a boy were among six people killed in a fire at a villa in Abu Dhabi, according to the Abu Dhabi Civil Defence Authority.

The fire broke out in a two-storey villa in the Bani Yas area on Monday (May 22), according to police.

The three sisters were identified as Fatima M.H., Sheikha M.H. and Mona M.H. The boy, their relative, was identified as Khaled A.K.H.

Police said the family members were sleeping when the fire broke out in the early morning.

Police said that the fire also left seven people injured. Two of the victims suffered serious injuries and are being treated at the hospital.

An investigation is ongoing to find out the cause of the fire. ICA/Expat Media

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