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Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 25 June 2018

RAK police rescue German tourists from Jebel Jais

The group, aged between 17 and 74, lost their way back to their vehicles

A group of German tourists got lost on Jebel Jais in Ras Al Khaimah. Chris Whiteoak / The National
A group of German tourists got lost on Jebel Jais in Ras Al Khaimah. Chris Whiteoak / The National

A group of German tourist aged between 17 and 74 have been rescued from Jebel Jais, Ras Al Khaimah, after getting lost.

RAK teams rushed to the rescue after a report was made to police at 6am on Saturday, said Maj Tareq Mohammed Al-Sharhan, head of the ambulance and rescue department at the General Directorate of Central Operations.

He said the group included a married couple, their son and the husband's sister, who lost their way back to their vehicles, which were at the bottom of the mountain.