Pakistan Navy Ship RASADGAR conducted a successful rescue operation on a distressed fishing boat in the North Arabian Sea and saved 16 fishermen onboard SAFEENA PAI KHAIL.
The fishing boat was having an extensive fire in fuel tanks. During Maritime Security Patrol in the North Arabian Sea, PNS RASADGAR observed a fishing dhow under fire off Karachi coast. PN and PMSA assets immediately rescued all the crew members on board the distressed vessel. The fire on board was extinguished by PN fire fighting teams. All crew members were safely evacuated and provided necessary medical treatment.
Pakistan Navy maintains a high degree of readiness, to undertake a range of military and non-military operations out at sea. Besides safeguarding maritime boundaries, Pakistan Navy has always been at the forefront to ensure the safety of seafarers.