Pakistan Navy aids vessel

Pakistan Navy provides assistance to Somalian cargo ship

Pakistan Navy Ship (PNS) ZULFIQAR while on counter-piracy deployment, patrolling in theĀ Gulf of Aden, rendered assistance to a stranded dhow/boat of Somalia.

During voyage at sea, the dhow became non-operational due to malfunctioning of her propulsion system. The dhow had been waiting for rescue for many days and was left with no edibles and drinking water. PNS ZULFIQAR provided required assistance and conducted towing operation for 16 hours in rough sea conditions.

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