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Indian boy in UAE falls asleep in school bus, dies: Report

DUBAI: A six-year-old Indian boy was found lifeless after he dozed off in his school bus and left behind on my own for several hours in the UAE on Saturday, in keeping with a media record.

Mohamed Farhan Faisal, who hailed from Kerala, was a pupil of Islamic Centre in Al Quoz and had dozed off after boarding the bus. He was left behind finally different scholars disembarked outdoor the centre at 8 am, the Khaleej Times reported.

The Dubai Police said that they were notified of the tragedy at three pm.

"The child was found as the driver took the bus out to drop the students back home," a senior police respectable was quoted as pronouncing by the paper.

Farhan was the youngest of three kids and had joined the centre earlier this year.

His parents are long-time citizens of Dubai and the circle of relatives resides in Karama. His father Faisal runs more than one businesses in Dubai and Kerala, the paper reported.

"I had met the family during a get-together just last week. He was such a bright boy. His parents are in a state of shock," said a close circle of relatives member, who asked to not be named.

After the preliminary investigation, the frame was shifted to the forensic department at 6 pm for an post-mortem.

"The mortal remains will be handed over to the family after all legal and administrative procedures have been completed," the respectable said.

The UAE has witnessed an identical cases earlier as neatly.

In 2014, a KG1 pupil at Abu Dhabi's Al Worood Academy Private School, Nizaha Ala'a, suffocated to death after being forgotten inside a bus.

The information had stunned the nation and sparked a big dialogue on child protection in buses.

Last year, another KG1 pupil was forgotten inside a school for over four hours. Fortunately, the kid survived, the paper reported.

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