They expressed gratitude to the leadership and the health authorities that allowed them to perform Eid prayers this year, as they were not allowed to do so last year due to the pandemic as part of precautionary measures.
The weekend outing for an Indian family of four turned into a nightmare two hours after they reached Al Bait Motawahed Beach in Umm Al Quwain, when they went into the sea to swim as one of them drowned and one was rescued.
A video that surfaced across social media platforms shows an unexplainable fire erupted over the waters of a beach in the Nigerian city of Lagos.
The photos of their outing went viral on social media. The post garnered over 158,000 likes and 3,100 comments within an hour of sharing on social media.
Sheikh Mohammed has approved the ‘Dubai Master Plan for Public Beaches’ that aims to increase the total length of public beaches in the emirate by 400%.
The authorities called on the public to strictly adhere to all precautionary measures and maintain social distancing to ensure the health and safety of community members.
A video of the incident obtained by Gulf Today revealed a man going live on Instagram Stories to mock the calls of the police. He also wrote abusive remarks on the video.
The municipality explained that its rescue teams immediately dealt with the incident as soon as it was alerted about the incident.
Dubai Municipality has announced that camping with caravans on the Jebel Ali beach in now allowed with a permit issued through its website.