A Yemeni owned fishing trawler has sunk off the western coast of Somaliland a fortnight ago.
Rear Admiral Ahmed Aw Osman who is in charge of Somaliland marine forces confirmed the sinking of the Yemeni owned fishing trawler a fortnight ago near the western port of Maydh on Wednesday at about 5:30 pm.
Somaliland marines rescued the all 5 man crew on board the trawler after they received the distress call made by the Yemenis which came at a critical time.
The commander of Somaliland marine forces ,said” If the crew of the sunken trawler had sent the distress call earlier something would have been done to safe the vessel and the two motor boats on board ,he also lauded the marines who took part in the rescue mission for their diligence in executing their duties.
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