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Lebanese Civil Defense Rescue Stranded Swimmer In Byblos

Lebanese Civil Defense Save Stranded Swimmer In Byblos
Lebanese Civil Defense

Lebanese Civil Defense members spent nearly two hours working to save a person who got stuck between rocks at sea on Sunday.

The man, who had gotten stranded while swimming, suffered bruises while trying to get out of a rocky area off the coast of Aamchit in the Byblos District of Mount Lebanon.

It took Civil Defense personnel from 5 PM until 6:45 PM to successfully pull the injured man out, according to a statement issued by the General Directorate of Lebanese Civil Defense.

Lebanese Civil Defense members spent nearly two hours working to save a person who got stuck between rocks on Sunday.

The rescuers had to use ropes and special rescue equipment in order to reach and extract him safely back on land.

Paramedics, who had arrived at the scene on a motorcycle ambulance, gave him first aid while waiting for the ambulance to arrive.

The man was later transported to the Al-Maounat Hospital in Byblos for him to receive the required medical attention.

After he was back on land, paramedics who had arrived at the scene on a motorcycle ambulance gave him first aid while waiting for the ambulance to arrive.

*The images used in this article belong to the General Directorate of Lebanese Civil Defense.


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Lebanese Civil Defense Rescue Stranded Swimmer In Byblos

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