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VIDEO: Pakistani woman rescued from Ras Al Khaimah Mountain


A combo image shows the rescue operations by Ras Al Khaimah Police team.

Sohaila Ahmed, Staff reporter

A 25-year-old Pakistani woman was rescued from the top of a Ras Al Khaimah mountain on Saturday.

Ras Al Khaimah Police received a call reporting about a woman who felt sick on the top of Shawka Mountains and was not able to come down.

Police cooperated with the National Search and Rescue Center to save the woman and provide necessary medical care.

Due the rough terrain, the helicopter could not land at the site.

A rescue staff hoisted the woman up with the help of rope.

The woman was airlifted by rescue teams and transferred to Al Dhaid Hospital for treatment and keeping the mind the precautionary measures due COVID-19.

Last week, the Ras Al Khaimah Police search and rescue and UAE Air Wing team airlifted a foreign tourist from the top of a mountain at Wadi Ghalilah to safety after the tourist was stuck in the rugged terrain.

The tourist suffered fatigue during a mountain trip and could not come down.

The search and rescue staff at the Air Wing Section in Ras Al-Khaimah Police received information stating that there was a tourist suffering from fatigue and stress on the top of Wadi Ghalilah Mountain in Ras Al Khaimah.

The tourist was treated with first aid, and airlifted to safety.

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