Emirati man's body found on Fujairah mountain

Investigations are under way into the cause of death

(L) Geologist and conservationist Maral Khaled Chreiki, Conservation and Operation Manager of Wadi Wurayah National Park, with the Emirates Wildlife Society in association with the World Wide Fund for Nature, hikes through the Wadi Wurayah National Park on Tuesday, March 4, 2014. On 16 March 2009, the Wadi Wurayah became the first protected mountain area in the United Arab Emirates, after a three-year campaign by the Emirates Wildlife Society in Association with World Wide Fund for Nature.
(Silvia Razgova / The National)

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The body of an Emirati man has been found on a mountain in Fujairah.

Police are investigating the cause of death after a resident of the area, near Dhadna, 45km north of Fujairah city, discovered the body.

The man appeared to be in his 40s but officers did not disclose further details, Arabic language newspaper Al Bayan reported.

It is not clear if he is a hiker or nearby resident.

The body was taken to Fujairah Hospital to determine the cause of death.