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Al Khan Lagoon in Sharjah Image Credit: Sharjah Police. For illustrative purpose only.

Sharjah: The body of an Iranian sailor was pulled out of the sea off the Sharjah coast after he fell from a vessel and was drowned, authorities confirmed to Gulf News on Monday.

The man’s body was found in Al Khan area after a three-day search.

Sharjah Police officials received information that the sailor had fallen into the sea from his boat. The marine rescue unit along with a drone and helicopter immediately initiated a search and rescue operation.

The body was found after three days of intensive searching, police said

Authorities recovered the body and transferred the mortal remains to a forensic laboratory for autopsy.

Buhairah Police have launched an investigation into the incident.