x Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 23 July 2017

Coast Guard saves men

The Fujairah Coast Guard rescue two men from a leisure boat sinking in heavy seas off Diba Husn.

FUJAIRAH // The Fujairah Coast Guard rescued two men from a leisure boat sinking in heavy seas off Diba Husn yesterday. Adel Mullah, an Emirati, and his Australian friend Collin Neilwere 10km offshore in a Fujairah Marine Club boat when the engine failed and the boat began to sink in heavy waves and strong currents. They called the Coast Guard and received first aid for minor injuries after the rescue.

Two Syrians drowned off Diba Husn in June while jet-skiing. An official of the Diba Husn Municipality then said the Coast Guard would increase its patrols. * The National