S. African man rescued from mountainous area


A rescue operation is in progress.

The National Search and Rescue Centre, in coordination with the Ras Al Khaimah Police, rescued a 50-year-old South African man who went missing in Jabal Al Ahqab, Ras Al Khaimah on Sunday.

The Ras Al Khaimah Police’s operations room received a report stating that one person was stranded in a rugged mountainous area near Deira Qada’a in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah.

He was reportedly climbing the mountain in a difficult-to-reach location.

The man was spotted after the area was scanned by the operational systems adopted by the National Center for Search and Rescue, and with the search and rescue helicopter.

The rescued person was transferred to Saqr Hospital to receive the necessary treatment while ensuring and taking into account all the precautionary and preventive measures related to the COVID-19.



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