The bodies of the 7-year-old boy, 4-year-old girl and 3-month-old girl were found after a nearly three-hour search that began at 1:40am when a relative called police, worried the woman intended to harm her children.
Ahmed Saif, the child's father, said that he had recently bought a rubber swimming pool for his children to have fun in the hot weather during the summer vacation.
An Arab national drowned after being caught up by sea waves on the beach of the hotel he worked for in Al Aqah area near Dibba City.
Three Filipino teachers working in Al Ain schools drowned and four others escaped death while spending their summer vacations in their home country.
Salem Mohammad, the victim’s grandfather, told Gulf Today that the little boy was accompanied by his mother and his older sister (4 years), when the accident took place, explaining that the “pool,” in which he drowned, is for “adults,” according to his mother’s statement.
On the first day of Eid, the Iraqi Al Anbaa governorate witnessed a tragedy, after 6 children, from one family, drowned in the Euphrates River, while trying to save a little girl.
An Emirati fisherman, Abdullah Qasin, and his brother Nadir, on Friday rescued, with the help of an Asian national, an Emirati mother and four children from drowning in Khor Al Rams, Ras Al Khaimah.
I was informed that my brother Abdulrahman had gone missing since dawn on Friday at 2:30. He went out for a walk near a lake with his cousin, after they finished visiting his brother, but Abdulrahman went to a toilet next to the lake and did not return.”
The marine squad of the General Directorate of Civil Defence of Ajman on Saturday rescued a young Arab and an Asian from drowning, while a third Asian died in the hospital.