Do not burn coal at home, say police

SHARJAH: An Indonesian maid has died and her compatriot is fighting for her life in hospital after the two inhaled the poisonous carbon monoxide gas from the combustion of coal that was lit inside their room before they slept.

A police spokesman has urged residents not to light coal in their homes as this would prove fatal to their lives. He also warned of sleeping in vehicles with the windows closed. The Sharjah Police are

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