ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Maritime Security Agency has rescued six Indian fishermen who were drowning close to the International Maritime Boundary Line between India and Pakistan, the PMSA said on Friday.
Giving details, the PMSA said its ship was patrolling in Eastern maritime region and found six Indian fishermen in water; a rescue operation was launched immediately and all crew members of the Indian fishing boat were safely recovered.
Later, it was reported that their boat sank as a result of an accident and they drifted towards Pakistani waters.
The PMSA Ship provided rescued fishermen medical aid and food thus helping to stabilise their physical condition.
Later, the rescued fishermen were handed over to an Indian coast guard ship operating in the area. The humanitarian gesture of the PMSA ship was appreciated by the rescued fishermen as well as the Indian Coast Guard. PMSA has always been at the forefront in saving lives at sea without any distinctions; the Rescue of Indian fishermen is a manifestation of this resolve. TF REPORT