Prompt rescue effort by Pakistan Navy saves precious lives in Ormara

Karachi, October 16, 2016 (PPI-OT): Pakistan Navy rescue teams rescued 39 people who were injured in an accident near zero point, Ormara. The injured were immediately shifted to Pakistan Navy hospital PNS DARMANJAAH at Jinnah Naval Base Ormara by PN ambulances, where they were provided necessary medical treatment.

The accident happened in the early hours today, when a passenger bus collided with an ambulance near Maneyjee Check post, almost 14 km away from Ormara. The ill-fated bus was on its way from Karachi to Turbat.

PN Rescue teams along with civil administration reached the scene of incident to evacuate and provide first aid to the injured. 39 injured were shifted to PN hospital PNS DARMANJAAH for immediate medical aid. 34 passengers who sustained minor injuries were discharged after necessary treatment.

Later on, five severely injured were shifted to Karachi via Pakistan Navy and civil ambulances for aftercare. Local populace has highly appreciated the prompt rescue effort by Pakistan Navy which saved many precious human lives and is a representation of Pakistan Navy’s resolve to always help its brethren in need.

For more information, contact:
Lieutenant Commander Shakeel Ahmad
Assistant Director
Directorate of Public Relations
Pakistan Navy
Tel: +92-21-20063210
Cell: +92-333-2171764, +92-300-2171038