Still from National Guard video on social media showing the turtled vessel Image Credit: Instagram/@uae.ngc

Sharjah: Four people were rescued after their boat capsized off the coast of Sharjah, the National Guard Command said on Sunday.

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In a social media post, the authority said the Coast Guard successfully undertook a rescue operation 17 nautical miles from Hamriyah Port, saving a UAE citizen and three Asian nationals.

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The team located the distressed boat and provided the four persons with first aid. The individuals rescued were reported to be in stable health.