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IAF rescues 18 crew members of Iraqi vessel
July 04, 2007 14:49 IST
The helicopters from the Jamnagar air base were pressed into service last afternoon after the Indian Coast Guard received a message about an Iraqi tanker 'MV Sea Glory' being stranded near the Creek.
The 18 crewmembers, consisting of 13 Iraqi nationals and five Indians, took the help of an onboard rescue boat and reached the nearby Creek.