Watch: Injured person rescued from ship on fire

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An injured person has been airlifted to safety after a fire broke out on a ship in UAE waters.

The National Search and Rescue Centre (NSRC) flew the person to Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City in Abu Dhabi for treatment.

The fire erupted on a Panama-flagged cargo ship.

A video shared by the NSRC shows three other vessels trying to douse the flames.

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