2 Emiratis Were Rescued From A Remote Mountain In Ras Al Khaimah On Wednesday

by Anupriya Mishra
2 Emiratis Were Rescued From A Remote Mountain In Ras Al Khaimah On Wednesday

Hiking is one of the most popular activities enjoyed by adrenaline-seeking souls. However, people often tend to overlook the need to be extra careful while planning such outdoor activities. As a result, it often ends up being fatal for people! Something similar happened to two young Emiratis who were saved by the police in Ras Al Khaimah as they were stranded in the mountains. Here’s all about their rescue.

2 Young Emiratis Rescued From Wadi Qada’a

Ras al Khaimah
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Recently two Emiratis who were trapped in the remote mountains of Ras Al Khaimah were rescued on Wednesday afternoon by the police. Yes, in a report by the National News, it was revealed that the two male teenagers, aged 16 and 17 were discovered in the rugged area of Wadi Qada’a. As it happens, one of the two teenagers had to be given first aid, since he was dehydrated and exhausted by the time they were found. This rescue mission happened after the police received reports about two young Emiratis, who had been stranded in the rugged terrains of this mountain, as revealed by, the Director of the Rescue & Ambulance Department at Ras Al Khaimah Police, Maj Abdullah Al Saman.

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How did The Rescue Happen?

First Aid
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It was also revealed that two rescue teams and an air wing launched the search and rescue operation to identify the location of the stranded teenage males. Once they were given immediate treatment at the scene, the two were airlifted and transported to Saqr Hospital. Maj Abdullah Al Saman has also urged people to avoid such rough terrains, especially during the hot weather season. He mentioned that people should be extra careful in such rugged terrains and they must carry enough water to avoid such incidents of dehydration that can lead to the endangerment of their lives.

These incidents of rescue operations certainly make us feel thankful for the police force that works round-the-clock to ensure our safety. However, it also sheds light on the importance of being careful of one’s limits and planning out adventure activities with a lot of care. After all, it is important to be extra safe while going out for such hiking activities as it can also be fatal, if not done cautiously.

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