Indian woman in Bahrain dies of burns

Dubai, May 8 (IANS) An Indian woman in Bahrain, who suffered severe burn injuries while cooking in the kitchen of her flat last week, has died.

Lubna Labeeb, 27, who sustained third-degree burn injuries May 2 in the fire, believed to be caused by a gas leakage, in her flat at Jeblat Hibshi in that Gulf nation, died five days later, the Gulf Daily News reported Wednesday.

Her one-year-old daughter, who was sleeping in another room of the flat, was unhurt.

"My daughter was in the flat when the fire broke out, but survived," the victim's husband, Labeeb Karippkulam, who is still in a state of shock, was quoted as saying.


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