A ship carrying six Pakistani people has been stuck at Red Sea near Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, as it has stopped functioning.
The people have been identified as Dildar Ahmad Khan, Salamuddin, Abdul Ghani, Mohammad Ismail, Muhammad shafi and Ali Mohammad.
According to Dildar Ahmad Khan, who contacted a media channel through satellite call, initially two engines failed, which was gradually followed by failure of hydraulic system of the steering wheel.
“We are starving as we don’t have food to eat. We are drinking oil mixed water which has deteriorated our health,” said Dildar.
The ship began its journey to Egypt on 12th February and it’s been 15 days since the six Pakistanis are stuck in the middle of the sea.
Dildar stated that the ship was out of control and it would get wrecked soon. He has further appealed that, “We should be rescued, if not as Pakistanis, save us in regard to humanity at least”.
Their families are making continuous efforts to save them, however, no positive response has yet been received from the government.