x Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 23 July 2017

UAE president sends aircraft to Saudi for injured Emiratis

Two Emiratis injured in a road accident in Saudi Arabia were airlifted to the UAE for treatment.

Two Emiratis being treated in Saudi Arabia for injuries sustained in a road accident will be airlifted to the UAE for further treatment.

The two nationals were seriously hurt when their car overturned in Saudi's Hafr Al Batin area.

President Sheikh Khalifa ordered the dispatch of a UAE medical aircraft, with an officer from the Ministry of Interior and a medical team from the Health Authority - Abu Dhabi on board, according to Wam, the state news agency.

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