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Police rescue two tourists stuck on a mountain in Khorfakkan


Rescue and Police officials transport the injured tourists to hospital.

Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

Two Asian tourists were rescued from a mountain in Khorfakkan by patrols of the Comprehensive Khorfakkan Police Station, after they were exposed to heat exhaustion due to high temperatures.

The Operations Room of the Eastern Region Police Department received a report at 10:15 am on Friday, stating that two people were stuck in a mountainous area after suffering from heat exhaustion while climbing a mountain.

The police patrols accompanied by the national ambulance were immediately dispatched to the tourists’ specified location.

The paramedics provided them with the first aid and health care, before transferring them to Khorfakkan Hospital to receive the necessary treatment, the police said.

The GHQ of Sharjah Police called on members of the society to exercise caution while going to mountainous areas and to avoid practicing mountaineering during hot days.

The police also warned them of going too far in the remote and high places, stressing the importance of having adequate water and the means of communication in order to ensure their safety.

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