Sea, air ambulances called into action to transport patients between hospitals
December 17, 2017 | 4:36 PM
by Times News Service
Photo: National Emergency Management Centre/Twitter

Muscat: Three patients have been evacuated by sea and air ambulances in Musandam, the National Emergency Management Centre announced on Monday.

According to the centre, the first medical evacuation was by the Ministry of Health's sea ambulance from Lima Health Center to Dibba Hospital.

Photo: National Emergency Management Centre/Twitter

Another two medical cases were evacuated by Royal Air Force of Oman helicopters. The centre stated, "The two patients evacuated from Kamzar Health Center to the Khasab Hospital."

The National Emergency Management Center services and rescuers are busy dealing with flooding across Oman.

Reports of trapped people and cars prompted the Royal Oman Police and the Public Authority for Civil Defence and Ambulance to publish warnings to residents to stay safe.

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