Search on for missing fisherman

881188MUSCAT: Rescue teams are searching for a fisherman who went missing on the sea after two fishing boats collided near Khour Najad area in the Wilayat of Khasab on Thursday evening. Eight people who were onboard the fishing boats sustained injuries following the collision, two of them with moderate injuries were transferred by a civil defence ambulance to Khasab Hospital and five others with minor injuries were transferred to hospital by citizens. Rescuers from the Royal Oman Police, Civil Defence, Royal Navy of Oman and Royal Air Force of Oman began a search operation for the missing man soon after receiving a report about the incident. On Monday, a team comprising 22 divers from the Public Authority for Civil Defence and Ambulance and voluntary teams joined the search operation.