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A screengrab from the video of the National Search and Rescue Centre team's desert rescue. Image Credit: WAM

Abu Dhabi: Three Emiratis were rescued on Tuesday by the National Search and Rescue Centre (NSRC), after having been stranded in Al Razeen Desert, Abu Dhabi.

The Abu Dhabi Police Operations Room received a report that three UAE nationals had been lost for two days and were feeling tired, dehydrated and exhausted.

An NSRC team located their position and hurried to their rescue before airlifing them to safety to Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City while considering all COVID guidelines.