WATCH: Pakistani man hit by heat exhaustion in UAE mountains rescued

The 21-year-old was unable to move due to heat exhaustion, says authorities in emirate of Ras Al Khaimah


News Desk June 13, 2021
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A Pakistani man in the mountainous area of the UAE’s Ras Al Khaimah emirate found to be suffering from heat exhaustion was rescued by the local authorities.

According to a social media post, the National Search and Rescue Centre carried out a rescue and medical evaluation mission at the Shoka Mountains in the area, Khaleej Times reported.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by NSRC UAE (@nsrcuae)

The Ras Al Khaimah Police Operations Room had received a report that the 21-year-old was suffering from severe fatigue and was unable to move due to heat exhaustion.

The video shows rescue officials helicoptering into the mountainous area. A rescue officer is seen walking towards the man lying underneath the shade of a palm-frond shelter.

The search and rescue team were then able to evacuate the injured from the area and shifted him to the nearby Al Dhaid Hospital for further treatment while observing Covid safety protocols.

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