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Worker rescued from construction site hole in UAE

Jasmine Al Kuttab/Abu Dhabi
Filed on June 25, 2018 | Last updated on June 25, 2018 at 12.08 am
Worker rescued from construction site hole in UAE

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Police said rescue teams, as well as ambulance crews were immediately dispatched to the scene.

A joint team of Abu Dhabi Police and Civil Defence has rescued a construction worker who accidently fell into a hole at a construction site during the weekend, the Abu Dhabi Police said on Sunday.

The Abu Dhabi Police said the command and control room at the central operations division received an information about the incident at 10.15am that a construction worker was trapped in a hole at Al Shawamekh area of Abu Dhabi.

Police said rescue teams, as well as ambulance crews were immediately dispatched to the scene.

The unidentified man, who sustained injuries, was taken to Mafraq Hospital for treatment.

Brigadier General Muslim Mohammed Al Ameri, director of the External Police Departments in the Criminal Security Sector, urged construction companies to take safety measures seriously to avoid injures and maintain the safety of the workers.

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