There was high drama at the Jumeirah Beach Residence in Dubai on Thursday as the Dubai Police carried out a rescue operation. The operation was carried out to rescue 11 tourists who were in a rented yacht that sank off the JBR.
The yacht was carrying eight tourists and three crew members and were rescued by the police boat as the yacht was sinking. The location was reported to be a few metres off the coast.
There were a mix of tourists hailing from France, UK and Russia. The tourists were on the boat enjoying a sunny day when things went south. The quick reaction of the Dubai Police ensured that no one was hurt.