Nigerian Navy rescues foreign nationals from burning vessels

By Lesley Muosowo Otu

Three foreign nationals have rescued from a burning vessel at the Anchorage.

This happened when the Nigerian Navy received a distress call after fishing vessel caught fire.

According the Coordinator, Defence Media , Maj. Gen. John Enenche, there was  a distress call and the Nigerian Navy Ship BINI was sent out at past midnight on  21 April, rescue the crew.

He said: “On arrival at the scene, the fishing boat with a call sign SHORT TAIL was completely engulfed by fire, of the crew member was severely burnt in the incident. The crew members who could not communicate in English were first aid at the naval Base Medical Centre where they were stabilized and treated”.