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NSRC carries out emergency evacuation in Sweihan desert

By Wam

The National Search and Rescue Centre, NSRC, carried out an emergency rescue and evacuation mission on Sunday as a Pakistani citizen was severely injured in a motorcycle accident in the Sweihan desert in Abu Dhabi.

The NSRC operations control received a distress signal at 16:00. An ambulance patrol was contacted, which reported inaccessibility to the injured 35-year-old man due to the dunes.

The Centre then dispatched a search and rescue aircraft. The man was airlifted to Mafraq Hospital to receive the necessary treatment.