A father and his two children were washed out to sea after they climbed over a fence at a beach while on holiday.
A video of the incident was shared by police and shows people down by the water in Oman as waves violently crash into the shore.
People cheer as a wave smacks into the rocks, sending walls of whitewash high into the air, spraying the crowds with water.
In the background, a crowd of people can be seen standing behind a railing, while dozens of daredevils stand along the rocky edge toying with danger.
A huge wave strikes,