VIDEO: Four dead and 3 injured in Sharjah's Wadi Al Helo flash floods
27 May 2020
A video grab of the rescue operation in Wadi Al Helo.
Sohaila Ahmed, Staff Reporter
Three persons were successfully rescued among the seven people who went missing during floods caused by heavy rain in Wadi Al Helo on Tuesday.
Four people were found dead, while two of the injured were transferred to Kalba Hospital through rescue aircraft. An injured child was transferred to the hospital by witnesses at the time of the incident.
The search and rescue mission was carried out by the National Search and Rescue Centre, in collaboration with Sharjah Police General Directorate, Civil Defence, UAE Rescue Team, and Khor Fakkan’s Department of Town Planning and Survey.
Before this incident, the Sharjah Police also pointed out that a rescue mission was successfully carried out after three vehicles were washed away by Wadi Al Helo’s floods.