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Dubai: A Yemeni woman and three children of a family have died after a reckless driver tried to cross a flooded road in Lahij governorate.

The driver, however, sustained serious injuries.

According to media reports, the driver of the car insisted on crossing the road amid the flood water but the vehicle was swept away killing his two daughters, his sister and her child in Sayilat Hadaba, east of the city of Al Habilain.

The family was swept away to a remote area, and after hours of search, rescue teams found them and transported the bodies to a hospital. The woman was pulled out alive but succumbed to her injuries in the hospital.