Pak officials rescue nine Indians stranded in Arabian Sea

Islamabad, Feb 6 (UNI) Officials from the Pakistani navy and Maritime Security Agency rescued nine Indian nationals stranded in the open sea in the Arabian Sea, a statement released by the country’s military said on Monday night.

The Indian citizens had been stranded in a boat in distress for 24 hours in the open sea when the Pakistani security agencies reached out to them and conducted the successful rescue operation, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the media wing of the military, said in the statement.

Upon receiving information about the stranded people, a search and rescue operation was launched, and Pakistani navy officials resolved technical issues with the Indian boat, the ISPR added.

The Pakistani team also provided medical assistance to the affected individuals and ensured the safety of the distressed boat, the statement said.

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