Jan 23, 2018, 12:36 PM
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Iranian fishers rescued in Oman Sea

Zahedan, Jan 23, IRNA – 7 Iranian fishers whose vessel was sinking on Tuesday in the Oman Sea in southern Iran due to bad weather conditions were rescued

'Thanks to the round-the-clock efforts by the Iranian navy forces, all the fishers were rescued,' deputy head of Ports and Maritime Department of southeastern Province of Sistan-Baluchistan said.

Hassan Ebrahimi said the fishers were transported to the rescue boat in Chabahar Port in southeastern Iran.

He added all the rescued fishers are now back to their homes safe and sound.

Ebrahimi stressed that the fishers were fully equipped with safety and navigation equipment such as GPS, lifeboat, rescue tubes as well as the rescue vest, but their vessel encounterd technical problems due to stormy weather.

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