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INS Teg helps distressed Chinese yacht mid-sea

The Yacht On Passage From Colombo To Djibouti Had Two More Male Chinese Crew.

PTI | Updated on: 29 Jan 2017, 12:31:22 PM
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New Delhi :

An Indian naval stealth frigate on Saturday came to the rescue of a Chinese yacht which had run out of power and essential supplies mid-sea.

INS Teg, on anti-piracy patrol in the Gulf of Aden, responded to visual distress alert raised by sailing yacht, approximately 400 km South West of Salalah at 0910 hours this morning, Navy officials said.

The yacht on passage from Colombo to Djibouti had two more male Chinese crew.

The yacht suffered total power failure and had no backup, the officials said, adding INS Teg provided assistance by restoring power supply and provided 10 days supply (ration and water) to them.

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First Published : 29 Jan 2017, 12:23:00 PM

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