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Adnan Okasha, Staff Reporter
Adel Ahmed Hanhoun, 42, a Civil Defence first sergeant in Ras Al Khaimah, rescued a 5-year-old citizen from drowning on the beach near the Bursli Mosque in Ras Al Khaimah last Sunday, by using a jet ski , in about 3 minutes.
Medical sources affirmed that the child was transferred to Saqr Hospital in Ras Al Khaimah and then transferred to Al Qasimi Hospital in Sharjah.
Brigadier General Mohammad Al Zaabi, Director of the Ras Al Khaimah Civil Defence Department, honoured Hanhoun and praised his heroic work.
NINE STRANDED PEOPLE RESCUED FROM MOUNTAINOUS SHAHA AREA: With the help of some of the people of the area, the search and rescue team of the Air Wing Department of the General Command of Ras Al Khaimah Police, in two separate incidents within two weeks, rescued nine people of different nationalities who were stranded in the extremely rugged mountainous Shaha area, which rises 4,000 feet.
According to Colonel Pilot Saeed Rashid Al Yamahi, Head of the Air Wing Department of Ras Al Khaimah Police, the Operations Room received the first report last week, alerting that four persons were stranded, while the second report was received two days ago alerting that five others were stranded in the Shaha area, north of Ras Al Khaimah, during a mountain climb.
Al Yamahi explained that instantly on receiving the reports, the Rescue team and the Ambulance headed to the scene.
Because of the ruggedness of the area, a helicopter of the Ras Al Khaimah Police was used, and the Rescue team found the victims and provided them with the necessary support. And then immediately transported them to a safe place.
Al Yamahi appealed to the public to avoid going to rugged areas, high mountains, and other areas that may pose a lethal danger to their lives.
The Air Wing of the Ras Al-Khaimah Police has rescued three Emiratis on Friday, after they suffered from severe fatigue at an altitude of 4,000 feet.
The Emirati man suffered fatigue during a mountain trip and could not come down.
A helicopter from the Air Wing Section at Ras Al Khaimah Police rushed to the site and was flying at an altitude of 5,000 feet, he added, noting that the Air Wing Section agents rescued the old citizen and rushed him to the nearest hospital for medical treatment.
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