A Bahraini man who was not identified, drowned while swimming in the sea at Al Jazair
Beach, in Zallaq on August 8, while on August 3, Mohammed Hameed, 25, from India, was found dead at a private swimming pool in Salhiya.
The GDN reported that Bahrain Red Crescent Society started posting volunteers as life guards and ambulance at the Adhari Park, and will soon extend the scheme to Al Jazair
The recent drownings have prompted renewed calls for increased safety at swimming locations, including Al Jazair
Beach, which apparently lacked life-guards.
BRR members meet on Thursday evenings and Friday mornings at 6am for its social run at Al Jazair
Beach next to the Sailing Club in Zallaq.
The latest victim, a Bahraini who has not been identified, drowned while swimming in the sea at Al Jazair
Beach, in Zallaq, yesterday.
An Asian man drowned last night in Al Jazair
beach, the ministry said.
For example, they want to turn Bahrain's only public beach - Al Jazair
- into a tourism investment project so families would have to pay to enjoy the sea view or swim," he said.
In a major U-turn, councillors said they are now ready for fresh talks on plans to develop Al Jazair
Beach, near Zallaq.
He revealed tenders would be invited soon for private investment at Bahrain's biggest public beach, Al Jazair
, despite opposition from municipal councillors as part of a broader strategy to develop coastal facilities nationwide.
The GDN reported last month that emergency medical assistance may soon be available near Adhari Park and Al Jazair
Beach in Zallaq.
Sometimes there are big groups of sports car owners and motorcyclists, who race each other all the way to Al Jazair
The government wants to let investors pump money into Al Jazair
Beach, near Zallaq, but the proposal has been voted down by the Southern Municipal Council.
The Southern Municipal Council approved at its weekly meeting yesterday a proposal by the Works, Municipalities and Urban Planning Affairs Ministry to allow new family and commercial projects around and nearby Al Jazair
I was heading towards Al Jazair
Beach when I saw four or five masked men pouring petrol on the ground," said the anonymous witness in his statement to prosecutors.
Beach has long been earmarked for development by government-owned real estate company Edamah, but constant delays have led to it falling into a state of disrepair.