By Lazarus Zakaa
The Nigerian Navy has rescued three (3) Beninoise after their fishing vessel caught fire on Tuesday 21 April 2020 in Lagos.
According to statement released by the Coordinator, Defence Media Operation, Maj. Gen. John Enenche, said the crew were rescued by the Nigerian Navy Ship BINI after a distress call was sent out at past midnight on April 21.
According to him, “on arrival at the scene, the fishing boat with a call sign SHORT TAIL was completely engulfed by fire, one of the crew member was severely burnt in the incident.” He said.
“The crew members who could not communicate in English were given first aid at the naval Base Medical Centre where they were stabilized and treated.” Enenche explained.