VIDEO: Injured Emirati man airlifted from Sharjah’s rugged terrain - GulfToday

VIDEO: Injured Emirati man airlifted from Sharjah’s rugged terrain


The injured man is being airlifted in Maleiha, Sharjah.

Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

The National Search and Rescue centre (NSRC) in coordination with the Sharjah Police rescued a seriously injured Emirati man in Maleiha area of Sharjah on Saturday evening.

The authorities swung into action after receiving a report stating that a person sustained injuries in a mountainous area, which is difficult to reach by ambulances.

The injured person was transported by a helicopter to Dhaid Hospital to receive the medical treatment.

Recently, a 25-year-old Pakistani woman was rescued from the top of a Ras Al Khaimah mountain.

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.

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