A five-year-old boy fell to his death from the fourth floor of a hotel in Sharjah, The National reported.
The accident happened at the Radisson Blu Hotel at around 9am on Friday [April 20]. Police were called to the scene and the boy was taken to Kuwait Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
The boy and his family, including a three-year-old brother, were on holiday in the emirate from Kazakhstan.
A police spokesman at Heera Police confirmed that the boy had died and said an inquiry into the incident was under way, the newspaper reported.
Hotel management said in a statement: "The hotel and regional management have immediately informed the authorities, and the case is under investigation.
"Our deepest sympathy and condolences go to the boy's parents and family."
It added that it would extend support to the authorities investigating the boy's death.