Three stranded Emiratis rescued after getting lost in UAE desert for days

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Three Emiratis have been rescued by United Arab Emirates search and rescue teams after they got stranded in Abu Dhabi’s desert for two days.

The UAE nationals were reported as being “tired, dehydrated and exhausted” when they were found, state news agency WAM reported.


The trio were rescued by the National Search and Rescue center (NSRC), after having been stranded in Al Razeen Desert, in Abu Dhabi.

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The Abu Dhabi Police Operations Room had received a report that the three UAE nationals were missing.

An NSRC team located their position and hurried to their rescue before airlifing them to safety to Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City “while considering all COVID-19 guidelines”, WAM reported.

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