Video: What Sheikh Mohammed told the Kalba bus hero

Sheikh Mohammed, kalba, sharjah, dubai, bus, fire, kalba hero, Khalifa Abdullah Al Kaabi

Dubai - 14-year-old Khalifa Abdullah Al Kaabi helped save the lives of three of his school mates after their bus went up in flames.



Published: Thu 5 Sep 2019, 4:33 PM

Last updated: Fri 6 Sep 2019, 11:08 AM

In a video that went viral on social media, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, can be seen having a quick chat with the hero of the Kalba bus fire. The presence of mind shown by 14-year-old Khalifa Abdullah Al Kaabi helped save the lives of three of his school mates after their bus went up in flames.
Also read 
Video: Sheikh Mohammed meets UAE student rescued in bus fire
School bus catches fire in Sharjah, students safe
This is the translation of the short interaction the Dubai Ruler had with the boy.
Sheikh Mohammed: "I have come here today to congratulate you on your bravery. You shall be an example for your friends and generation."
Khalifa: "It's my duty. I didn't think twice before pushing my school mates out of the bus when it caught fire."
ahmedshaaban@khaleejtimes.com


More news from UAE