A strong earthquake has killed at least five people, injured dozens and damaged buildings in the northern Philippines
Tim Shaddock and his dog Bella set off in a catamaran from Mexico's seaside city of La Paz in April, and planned to sail about 6,000 kilometres (3,700 miles) before dropping anchor in tropical French Polynesia.
The man’s vehicle was stuck in the sand in the desert of Al Dhafra. The Emirati’s family reported it to the authorities that he has not returned home prompting them to launch a rescue operation.
Brigadier Mohammad Shaiban Suwaidan, Director of Human Resources Department, in the presence of Major Mohammad Hussain Al Shamsi, Head of the Special Tasks Department, honoured the police officer Ahmed Mohammad Al Ghafli in appreciation of his heroic role in rescuing the person from drowning.
Ashish Kumar without wasting time jumped into the canal as soon as he saw the man drowning. A video clip of the courageous act has gone viral. IPS officer Kalanidhi Naithani, who is Aligarh's Police Chief, praised the officer’s dedicated effort.
A large search and rescue operation was launched in the area. Authorities said 104 people have been rescued so far following the nighttime incident some 75 kilometers (46 miles) southwest of Greece’s southern Peloponnese region.
The Good Samaritan wrapped the mammal in a blanket, picked it up with both hands and crossed the street.
Police broke into a house in Carnarvon, a town about 100km (62 miles) south of the campsite, early on Wednesday morning and found Cleo Smith in one of the rooms.
The NSRC and police hurried to the man's aid after being located in coordination with Abu Dhabi Police.