Oct 27, 2018, 6:55 PM
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Crew of Iranian barge rescued in Persian Gulf waters

Bushehr, Oct 27, IRNA – Director General for Ports and Aviation at Bushehr province Siyavosh Arjmandzadeh said on Saturday that eight crew members of an Iranian barge commuting between Kuwait and Bushehr in southern Iran have been rescued.

The barge was trapped two miles away from Kharg island and was about to sink, he said.

Rescue forces rushed to the scene and rescued the barge in time, he said.

Six rescue teams taking advantage of the sophisticated equipment along with expert manpower have been stationed at Bushehr shore, he said.

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