Father and Two Children Die in Oman Drowning Incident

A man and his two kids have died in a drowning incident at Sawadi Beach in the Wilayat of Barak in southern Oman on Thursday.

The Civil Defense and Ambulance Authority (CDAA) in Al Batinah Governorate said that they rescued another two members of the family.

CDAA said they have acted immediately after receiving reports that the family of five, a couple, including their three kids, have gone missing in Sawadi beach while swimming.

“The mother and a child have been rescued and they are in stable health conditions,” CDAA said.

The CDAA did not mention the names of the victims and their identities.

CDAA authorities called on the residents to exercise extreme caution and observe safety rules and guidance as well as to avoid swimming in undesignated areas. CDAA called on the families to keep an eye on their kids to avoid further drowning incidents.


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