UAE motorist rescued after three days in Oman desert

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Police in Oman have rescued an Emirati motorist who was stranded in the desert for three days.

A search and rescue operation was launched after his vehicle broke down.

A helicopter crew located the man in Al Nakada desert in South Al Sharqiyah governorate.

He was airlifted to safety and is said to be in good condition.

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