Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 21 September 2019

Teenager drowns off Fujairah beach

The 17-year-old Emirati was swimming with his brothers on Sunday

A beach in Fujairah. Randi Sokoloff / The National
A beach in Fujairah. Randi Sokoloff / The National

An Emirati teenager has drowned at Umbrella Beach in Fujairah.

The 17 year old was swimming with his brothers at about 7pm on Sunday when the incident happened.

He was buried at Al Ghurfa cemetery on Monday following funeral prayers at Martyr Nasser Al Bloushi Mosque.

“Paramedics tried to resuscitate him but he passed away on the beach,” said Major General Mohammed Al Kaabi, of Fujairah Police.

Updated: August 5, 2019 12:40 PM

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