Royal navy rescues 6 tourists in Aqaba

Gulf of Aqaba. (Photo: Envato Elements)
AMMAN — Royal Navy boats on Saturday rescued six tourists whose boat capsized in the Gulf of Aqaba after it developed a technical problem, leading it to lose control and move near rocky and coral reefs, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

Ambulance boats and a naval patrol took part in the rescue, and the boat was towed to "a safe sea anchorage to prevent injuries or material losses," according to a statement.

The Royal Naval Forces Command undertakes rescue operations in addition to the task of protecting borders, preventing infiltration and smuggling, and maintaining maritime security in territorial waters.

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