The Saudi Civil Defence team rescued an Asian maid who threatened to commit suicide by jumping off the sixth floor of a building in a residential area in Riyadh, Arabic daily Sabq reports.

The maid, who is employed by a Syrian family, managed to reach on to the window AC panel on the outer side of wall and then threatened to commit suicide. 

The rescue team rushed to the residential tower in Al-Maadhar district and persuaded the woman not to jump after they took her into confidenceThe police has launched an inquiry into the incident.

Source: Sabq