Father, six-year-old child drown in Muscat
December 3, 2017 | 11:09 PM
by Times News Service

Muscat: An Omani father and his six-year-old child drowned near Barr Al Jissah in Muscat, while his other child is currently in hospital, Royal Oman Police (ROP) has announced.

According to the ROP, the bodies of the father and the six-year-old child were recovered by another citizen who spotted them, while the nine-year-old child was taken to the hospital in a critical condition.

The Royal Oman Police issued a warning to parents to not leave their children alone near water bodies such as the beach and lakes, to avoid swimming during high tide and to choose a safe place to enter the water.

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