Man rescued after getting trapped on mountain in Oman

Omani Police coordinated a rescue mission with air force units to collect him from the mountainside before taking him to a waiting ambulance.

The mountains of Khasab, Musandam in Oman where a man was rescued after falling and getting trapped. Ali Haidar / EPA
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MUSANDAM // A man has been rescued in Oman after falling and becoming trapped on the slopes of a mountain near Khasab.

Omani police in Musandam coordinated a mission with the air force to rescue him from the mountain, the sultanate’s civil defence said on Twitter.

The man is in a critical condition, the Times of Oman reported.

جانب من عملية الإنقاذ والإسعاف من داخل الطائرة وموقع البلاغ في ولاية #خصب pic.twitter.com/p89Abj48Hd

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