Indian Naval Ship Helps Distressed Chinese Yacht


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.

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

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