Police rescue fainted worker

DUBAI — The Dubai Police rescue team last Sunday saved an Asian worker who had fainted due to the strong smell of paint in an under-construction building in Dubai.

By A Staff Reporter

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Published: Thu 22 Mar 2007, 8:56 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 4:08 AM

The worker was painting a room where he had entered through a small hall, when he suddenly started feeling tired and collapsed.

The Dubai Police arrived to the scene immediately and its rescue team, accompanied by a doctor, entered the room using gas masks.

They managed to rescue the fainted worker in an operation that took nearly two hours.

The worker was admitted to the Rashid Hospital.

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