x Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 27 July 2017

Frantic search for missing swimmer

A search is under way for a swimmer missing off Dubai coast since 2am.

DUBAII // A search-and-rescue operation was under way this morning after a swimmer disappeared in the early hours in the sea off Jumeriah Beach Residence. Police said they received an emergency call at around 2am. A helicopter and rescue boats were still patrolling the coastline at 10am today. Further details of the missing person have yet to be released.