Duo stuck in desert along Saudi border; call UAE embassy

Duo stuck in desert along Saudi border; call UAE embassy
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Sharqiya - Their vehicle had sustained damage to its tyres.



By Web Report

Published: Thu 13 Sep 2018, 1:53 PM

Last updated: Thu 13 Sep 2018, 4:14 PM

Two men were recently rescued after their vehicle broke down in the desert along the UAE-Saudi border.

The Saudi Arabian Border Guards had issued a statement on their twitter account relating the details of the rescue incident. 
According to the statement, "The official spokesperson for the Saudi Arabian Border Guards announced that the border patrol in Batha province near the Sharqiya area at Rub' al Khali rescued two Emirati men stranded along the Shaiba-Batha road.
"Their vehicle had sustained damage to its tyres. The border patrol operations room had received a call from the UAE Embassy in Riyadh about the incident. They dispatched patrols to their location and were able to provide aid. Neither of the two men were injured."
All persons driving in off-road areas should follow all safety standards and protocols. When in need, they should contact the border patrol on the 994 number and request help.    
 


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