Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 3 / Trend V. Zhavoronkova, T. Jafarov /
Iran's naval ships rescued two Yemeni fishing boats from pirates last night, Mehr News agency said today.
According to the report, the incident occurred off the west coast of Yemen in the Red Sea. Pirates attacked two fishing vessels with a crew of eight men, stole the cargo and damaged the engines.
The crew of the Iranian naval ships approached to help, repaired the engines of fishing boats, provided the crew with food and escorted them to their port of destination.