Navy provides medical aid to Iranian vessel FV Al Ahmadi’s crew member | India News

NEW DELHI: The Indian navy on Wednesday announced that it had provided medical aid to a crew member on the Iranian vessel FV Al Ahmadi on Monday, March 25.
According to the Navy, a crew member on the ship was suffering from abdominal pain to which the medical team responded and provided quick aid.
“Indian Navy’s warship, mission deployed in the Southern Arabian Sea for Maritime Security Operations, provided medical assistance to a crew member of Iranian FV Al Ahmadi, 25Mar 24.Responding swiftly to the report of the crew member suffering from acute abdominal pain, the warship’s medical team embarked FV for medical management. The patient was symptomatically managed by the team of medical specialists,” according to a post by SpokespersonNavy on X.

Last month, the Navy had responded to a distress call by two Iranian vessels.
“Responding swiftly to an alert of a medical emergency by Iranian Fishing Vessel FV Al Arifi, INS Shivalik Mission Deployed in the GulfofAden, rendered medical assistance incl critical medical supplies to the 18 Pakistani crew onboard,” the Navy had said.

Meanwhile, in another operation in February, Indian Navy had posted on X (formerly Twitter), “Indian Navy provides critical repair assistance & medical aid to Iranian Fishing vessels (FV). FV Ameen (six Iranian crew), operating East of Duqm, had sustained damages, allegedly due to a collision with a Merchant vessel. This had resulted in a hull breach leading to water ingress.”


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