Saudi border guards rescue a Pakistani family of 8 people

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (OBSERVATORY) — Border guards in Saudi Arabia’s eastern region on Friday rescued a family of eight people of Pakistani nationality who turned out to be two men, three women and three children whose car was stuck in the sand in Salwa.

A spokesman for the Border Guards Command in the Eastern Province, Lieutenant Abdul Malik bin Abdul Aziz Al-Abdul-Qader, said that he had received a report through the emergency telephone of the border guards from a Pakistani resident, stating that his car was stuck in the sand northwest of Al-Qir port.

Immediately, the Coast Guard patrols in the Salwa sector were assigned to manage and coordinate from the Arabian Gulf Axis Search and Rescue Coordination Center (DMRCC) to provide the necessary assistance.

Abdul Aziz al-Qadir said the family of eight is in good health.

He called on the media spokesman of the border guards command in the eastern region, all hikers and goers of land areas to follow the regulations and instructions and exercise caution, and do not hesitate to call the emergency phone border guards 994 to provide the necessary assistance.


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