Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

UAE - Man shoots his wife over family dispute in Ras Al Khaimah  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 12/12/2013
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!

(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The 55-year-old man opened fire after a heated argument with his wife at their house at about 10.30pm.

An Emirati man shot and wounded his 47-year-old wife following a fierce family dispute late on Tuesday in Ras Al Khaimah. The 55-year-old man opened fire after a heated argument with his wife at their house at about 10.30pm, a top police officer told reporters on Wednesday.

Colonel Abdullah Ali MankhasColonel Abdullah Ali Mankhas, Director of Criminal Investigations of RAK Police, said the victim's son rushed to his mother's aid after he heard the gunshot. "The man also unintentionally shot himself, while his son was attempting to prevent him from killing his mother."

The Central Operations Room, having been alerted of the violence, dispatched police patrols, ambulance and rescue teams to the spot. "The wife was shot twice in different parts of her body, and was rushed to the hospital for treatment and medical care," Colonel Mankhas said, adding that investigatis showed the violence occurred as a result of a family dispute.

"The case has been referred to the RAK Public Prosecution for legal action," he said. Col Mankhas urged all couples - Emiratis and residents - to settle their issues in an amicable way by indulging in peaceful dialogues. "Violence, in any form, may hurt and even kill innocent and dear people."

Pregnant woman safe after accident en route to hospital

Meanwhile, a 20-year-old Arab woman escaped death after she had a "terrible traffic accident" while she was on her way to the maternity ward to deliver her child.

A Civil Defence source here said the woman, identified as W.T., developed labour pains and was driving to the hospital, when her car collided with another on Tuesday at around 12.15pm in the Nakheel area of RAK.

"The young woman was rushed to the hospital, where she and her child are safe and recuperating," the source said. The RAK Police have initiated investigations to identify the cause of the accident.


Khaleej Times

  MENA News Headlines
 Nov 26 2015 - Turkey- G20 Communiqu: 34The fight against terrorism is a major priority34The Journal Of Turkish Weekly
(MENAFN - The Journal Of Turkish Weekly) Following the two-day summit in Antalya Turkey G-20 leaders released a communiqué calling for greater coordination and information to counter terrorist ...

 Nov 26 2015 - Muslims on 39the front line39 against terror: NATOThe Journal Of Turkish Weekly
(MENAFN - The Journal Of Turkish Weekly) NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said it is Muslims who are on “the front line” in the fight against terrorism and extremism. ...

 Nov 26 2015 - Western Balkans 39key to fighting extremism39The Journal Of Turkish Weekly
(MENAFN - The Journal Of Turkish Weekly) The western Balkans is “key” to stemming extremism and terrorism the president of the European Council said Wednesday. Speaking at a summit to ...

 Nov 26 2015 - Turkey- Syrian Turkmen facing 39critical39 period in battleThe Journal Of Turkish Weekly
(MENAFN - The Journal Of Turkish Weekly) Fighting between Syrian Turkmen forces and regime troops is “critical" the leader of the Turkmen opposition said Wednesday. Russian airpower is ...

 Nov 26 2015 - ISIS kills its Austrian 39poster girl39 after she attempts to flee SyriaThe Journal Of Turkish Weekly
(MENAFN - The Journal Of Turkish Weekly) An Austrian teenager who fled to Raqqa Syria in order to join the Islamic fundamentalist terror organization Islamic State was beaten to death after ...

 Nov 26 2015 - Kuwait Spain discuss scientific cooperationKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) KUWAIT Nov 26 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) and Spanish Nuclear Safety Council (CSN) discussed means of scientific cooperation and ...

 Nov 26 2015 - Kuwait- KNPC upgrades operations at Al Ahmadi refineryKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) KUWAIT Nov 26 (KUNA) -- Kuwait National Petroleum Corporation (KNPC) announced on Thursday upgrading its Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit at Al-Ahmadi Refinery so as ...

 Nov 26 2015 - Deputy FM: Kuwait interested in tightening airport security in coordination with BritainKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) KUWAIT Nov 26 (KUNA) -- Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah said on Thursday Kuwaiti security authorities are keen to work with the British side for ...

 Nov 26 2015 - Al Tayer affirms DEWA's commitment to support UAE national identityEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) DUBAI 26th November 2015 (WAM) -- Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer MD and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority DEWA has affirmed DEWA's commitment to ...

 Nov 26 2015 - UAE- YFEL Led Solar Energy Project with Masdar Collaboration Comes Online to Help Power Rashid Abdullah Omran HospitalEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) ABU DHABI 26th November 2015 (WAM)--Masdar has completed a 543 KWp photovoltaic (PV) solar power project that is to deliver renewable energy to the Rashid ...





Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices


Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks

Saudi Arabia 

Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor


Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters

© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help