Trapped sailors rescued in Salalah: Authorities

Muscat: The team from Public Authority for Civil Defence (PACDA) in cooperation with the local police of Sadah managed to rescue eight members of a merchant ship that was trapped between rocks and tidal waves. All the rescued are in good health.

Earlier, Coast Guard on Friday responded to a distress call from two passing ships, with 26 persons of an Asian nationality.

The crew from two ships were transferred in cooperation with Salalah Port Company, reported the National committee for Civil Defense (NCCD).