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Officer loans his car to family stranded at Dubai-Oman border




(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) In an incident that restores faith in humanity, an Emirati family drove to Muscat in a custom officer's personal car after their vehicle broke down near the Oman border.

Local media sources reported the incident after the father called Noor Dubai radio and related the details of the story:

"It was the first day of Eid on Friday morning at 7am, and we were headed to Muscat. At the border, our car broke down.

"The customs officer requested I park the car off to the side, and tried to help us get a two truck or taxi so we could go back home, but no one answered us as it was the first day of Eid and very early."

He continued, "Salim Badwawi, the customs officer on duty, gave us his personal car keys and told us to continue our trip to Muscat.

"He first drove to his home in Hatta, dropped his belongings off, then insisted we continue our journey as planned.

"After we finished our trip, the officer took us back to our home in Dubai, then called a tow truck and had them tow the broken down car to a mechanic to fix," the citizen concluded.

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Officer loans his car to family stranded at Dubai-Oman border

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