UAE Coast Guard rescues 7 Indian nationals after pleasure boats capsize in Khor Fakkan

A woman and her child were injured in the incident

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Published: Wed 24 May 2023, 2:25 PM

Last updated: Wed 24 May 2023, 10:13 PM

The UAE Coast Guard has successfully rescued seven Indian nationals after two pleasure boats capsized near Shark Island in Khorfakkan.

After receiving reports of the incident, specialised rescue teams were deployed to the accident site. A woman and her child sustained injuries as a result of the accident. According to the authority, both were transported to the nearest hospital by the National Ambulance.

The Coast Guard has advised the public to follow the required safety guidelines, as well as to exercise caution during volatile weather conditions.

A similar incident took place on Monday, when the Coast Guard rescued 6 people from international waters after their marine craft sunk.

According to local media, fluctuating weather conditions caused the vessel to go down.

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