Pakistan Navy rescues Iranian fishermen

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Navy Sea King helicopters successfully rescued crew members of sunken Iranian Dhow in North Arabian Sea (NAS).
Upon receipt of information about distressed Dhow (AL NAIMI) bearing flag of Islamic Republic of Iran, 13 crew members (fishermen) onboard, Pakistan Navy promptly responded and launched search and rescue operation.
Pakistan Navy Sea King Helicopter was immediately directed to search, locate and rescue distressed boat crew. Helicopters equipped with search and rescue gear along with para medical staff swiftly reached deep sea area at Omara in shortest possible time and conducted aerial search for fishing boat.
The survived crew members thanked Pakistan Navy for prompt and professional response. The rescue operation lasted for about one and half hour resulting in safe recovery of all Iranian crew members to Pakistan Navy Air Base, PNS MEHRAN at Karachi.

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