Dubai: Vehicle, jet skis slip into sea; recovered

Web Report/Dubai
Filed on March 14, 2021
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The incident happened while a man tried to unload some jet skis.

A vehicle and some jet skis it was hauling fell into sea off a Dubai port.

The incident was reported at the Umm Suqeim Port on Sunday.

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According to the Dubai Police, the driver was attempting to unload a number of jet skis he was hauling at Fishermen’s Port No.3, when his vehicle skidded and fell into the water. No injuries have been reported.

Lt. Col. Ali Al-Naqbi, director of Maritime Rescue, Dubai Police, explained that a special unit was dispatched to the site. The unit helped recover the vehicle, the trailer attached to it and the jet skis.

The officer urged residents to take necessary precautions when unloading jet skis and other vessels on the slipway to ensure their safety.

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