17-year-old Emirati drowns at Fujairah Corniche

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Fujairah - He had gone swimming with his brothers.

By Web Report

Published: Mon 5 Aug 2019, 1:23 PM

Last updated: Mon 5 Aug 2019, 3:38 PM

A young Emirati drowned at Fujairah Corniche in Al Madhalat on Sunday night, according to local reports.
The young man had gone to the beach with his brothers.
Noticing his brother drowning, the elder brother tried to rescue him - but in vain, and immediately called for help.
Brigadier Mohammed Ahmed bin Ghanim Al Kaabi, Commander-in-Chief of the Fujairah Police, said the incident occurred at 7pm on Sunday as the 17-year-old was swimming with his brothers.
He added that rescue teams had rushed to the site of the incident and provided him with cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) - but he passed away.
The body was taken to Fujairah hospital for further procedures.

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