Authorities locate missing child found drowned at sea

– Kuwait Fire Force’s Maritime Rescue Department has managed to retrieve the dead body of a child who was swept up at the shores of the Arabian Gulf besides the Kuwait Towers after a week-long search.

The body of the child, who had been missing after a sailing expedition at sea with his father, was recovered after its whereabouts was reported to authorities.

Kuwait Fire Force chief Lt Gen Khaled Al-Mekrad extended his sincere condolences to the family of the deceased child, who had drowned after being in the company of his father, who sufferred a similar fate.

Sea goers were urged to adhere to safety guidelines at sea, namely to closely monitor weather conditions, ensure that the vessel and navigation systems are in full working order and to maintain a means of communication with authorities in the event of an emergency.

Source: Kuwait News Agency