Baby dies in Abu Dhabi home fire

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A home fire in Abu Dhabi has caused the death of an infant.

The capital's Civil Defence Department says the eight-month-old boy suffocated to death when a blaze erupted in the home.

Three others were also injured in the incident, which happened at a villa in the emirate's Baniyas East area.

An investigation is underway to determine the cause of the fire.

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