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Saudi Navy, Border Guards Rescue French Old Sailor, in Emergency Condition, in the Red Sea

Jeddah, The Saudi Royal Navy and the Border Guards have managed to rescue and evacuate a 72-year-old French sailor, who suffered internal bleeding, while in a sailboat in international waters, 70 nautical miles west of Farsan Island.

The Spokesman for the Border Guards, Lt. Col. Misfer bin Ghannam Al-Quraini said that Jeddah Maritime Rescue and Coordination Center (JMRCC) has received an e-mail from the French search and rescue center (GRIS NEZ MRCC), that a boat crew member was, at sea, in a condition requiring evacuation.

(JMRCC) managed to identify the location of the boat in the territorial waters of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and carried out the evacuation.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

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