The incident took place near Sharia Island two days ago Image Credit: Instagram/@nsrcuae

Abu Dhabi: Four people whose boat sank in the sea off Abu Dhabi due to bad weather have been rescued by the National Search and Rescue Centre (NSRC).

The incident happened on Friday near Sharia Island, NSRC said on social media.

The mission was carried out after the location was confirmed by the NSRC operations room team.

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The capabilities of the Search and Rescue (SAR) aircraft enabled the SAR team to evacuate the injured and move them to safety, NSRC stated.