Young man drowns in Makhtan Dam in Sana’a


A young man has drowned while trying to swim in the waters of the Makhtan Dam in Bani Hushaish district in Sana’a province, a local official said.

The official added a rescue team of the Civil Defense managed to retrieve the body of 24-year-old, known as Abdo Jalal al-Areqi in Makhtan Dam.

The Civil Defense Department called on parents to take responsibility and pay attention to their children and not allow them to swim in dams and water barriers, as they are not suitable for swimming, even if they are skilled in it.