Bodies of two drowning victims found in Taif dam

 Search and rescue teams from Civil Defense late Saturday recovered the bodies of two persons who drowned Wadi Saab dam here, a Saudi Press Agency (SPA) report said quoting Muhammad Bin Othman Al-Qarni; media spokesperson for the Civil Defense in Makkah region.

In detail divers pulled out the bodies from a deep portion of the dam, the spokesman said.

A local media report also said “clothes on the edge of the dam” led the rescue teams into narrowing their search for the drowning victims.

Additionally teams from the Red Crescent, police and security patrols as well participated in the search and recovery operation; the report said.

The historic Wadi Saab”, located southwest of Taif; is one of several dams in the mountain resort city in western Saudi Arabia.