Suspected 10-year-old drowning victim rescued
August 17, 2019 | 6:38 PM
by Times TV

A 10-year-old child suspected of drowning has been rescued and taken to the hospital in critical condition.

"Following the announcement of the drowning of a 10-year-old in Nizwa, when PACDA officials arrived at the scene, we learnt that the child was still alive. Those on site in the area were able to pull him out.” - Public Authority for Civil Defence and Ambulance.

A PACDA official said that the child is Omani and was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Al Dhakhiliyah has witnessed spurts of torrential rainfall over the past week.

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