Dubai Police prevent dhow from sinking, save 6 sailors
Dubai Police maritime rescue patrols have rescued 6 Asian sailors, preventing their dhow from sinking in Dubai creek. The incident took place after water started filling in the dhow through a crack caused by overloading of the wooden boat cargo. Dubai Police acted swiftly when contacted by the captain. Security patrols were dispatched to the dhows in the Al Khor area, and immediately rescued the sailors.