Eight stranded fishermen rescued near Pasni


PASNI: The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) rescued eight stranded fishermen after their boat capsized here on Monday.

The PMSA spokesman said that due to strong winds and gushing waves, a boat in which the fishermen were fishing capsized in open sea near Pasni.

He said that after getting the information about the incident, the rescue team of the agency conducted an operation over there and rescued the eight stranded fishermen.

The stranded fishermen were also provided necessary medical aid after being rescued, he added.

Meanwhile, the boat, in which the fishermen were fishing, was also rescued during the operation.

PMSA is responsible for the search and the rescue operation within the territorial waters of Pakistan, the agency spokesman reiterated.