KARACHI – Pakistan Navy rescued 18 fishermen from drowning near Ormara here on Sunday.

According to reports, rescue teams of Pakistan Navy conducted a rescue operation immediately after receiving news of the accident.

The rescue personnel saved all 18 fishermen onboard a boat named Ar-Rehman, a Navy spokesperson confirmed.

The rescued were transferred to a safe location after the operation. ‘They were also administered medical aid at Jinnah naval base, according to the spokesperson.

The Ar-Rehman boat had left the shores of Karachi on December 25.