12 fishermen missing after 3 boats sink in sea off Thatta

By: News Desk
Published: 01:18 PM, 22 Jan, 2022
12 fishermen missing after 3 boats sink in sea off Thatta
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As many as 12 fishermen went missing after three boats carrying 16 people sank into the Arabian Sea near Keti Bandar port of Thatha city on Saturday, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

Pakistan Maritime Security Agency teams rescued four of the fishermen. However, they continued the search for the remaining 12 fishermen but strong winds were hampering their operation.

Pakistan Maritime Agency personnel said their teams have been responding to such calls from the fishermen in difficulty amid the strong winds and harsh weather conditions at the sea.  

Reporter Syed Gul Shah