Border guards rescue two Emiratis lost in Saudi desert

Posted on June 29, 2013 • Filed under: Middle East, Tourists Rescued

According to, the Border Guard rescued two United Arab Emirates (UAE) citizens who lost their way deep in the Rub Al-Khali (Empty Quarter) desert recently. The two were reported missing on Wednesday evening. “The Border Guard office in Batha received a call for help at 9:15 p.m. on Wednesday about the missing two. Another UAE citizen came to the office and told us that the two traveled to the desert in a Lexus car. They were heading for a desert location called Umm Qurun,” spokesman of the guard Col. Khaled Al-Arqub said in a press statement. Read article

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