Man's body missing after UAE floods found in Oman - News

His body was stuck in the rocks.

The body of an Asian employee who has gone missing in Ras Al Khaimah during last week’s heavy rain was found in Oman on Thursday. The discovery was made by local search and rescue teams in addition to the RAK police.


The man was reported missing, according to Major General Ali Abdullah bin Alwan Al Nuaimi, general commander of the RAK police.

“He appeared to have been dragged through the flooded valley since Saturday, January 11, after which intensive searches were started.”

RAK police teams, search and rescue teams, armed forces, air wing section, K9 team and ambulance searched for the missing body for six days, he added.

“The body was found stuck in the rocks of the Ghamdha area in Oman,” he said, affirming that the RAK police are sparing no effort in providing assistance to anyone in need.

“The public is encouraged to avoid slippery and flooded roads and valleys for fear of such sad incidents.”

Dr. Brigadier Mohammad Saeed Al Humaidi, Director General of Central Operations, RAK police and chairman of the search and rescue team, said the body was found Thursday afternoon.

“The Central Operating Room of the RAK Police was warned by the Oman police that they had found the corpse stuck among the rocks of Ghamdha Beach, which was mostly the missing.”

The RAK police went to the reported area accompanied by the dead man’s sponsor to verify his identity, he added. “He turned out to be the missing person and was taken by family members to the hospital mortuary for funeral.”

“The RAK police and rescue teams investigated the entire area, but despite the continuous search during the day and at night, they could not find him,” he said.

“The strong rainwater pushed the body of the deceased from the dam to the beach, moving the corpse to the Ghamdha area in Oman.”

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