KARACHI - Pakistan Navy has rescued 12 fishermen embarked on a fishing boat which capsized near Shah Bandar on Tuesday.

Upon receiving the distress call, Pakistan Navy immediately dispatched a hovercraft, speed boats and team of divers to the place of incident to undertake search and rescue operation.

The rescue team spotted the fishing boat and after hectic operation, spanning over three hours, rescued all the 12 fishermen onboard and shifted them to a safer place where they were provided with necessary medical treatment.