Tehran, Iran, May 24
By Mehdi Sepahvand - Trend:
An Iranian ferryboat has gone missing in stormy weather in the Persian Gulf.
The merchant vessel had left Dubai two days earlier and was heading for Genaveh Port in Iran's Bushehr Province, according to Hossein Talebnejad, director of Bushehr Port Safety and Shipping Bureau, Tasnim news agency reported May 24.
He explained that the watercraft lost contact with the shipping radio stations in Bushehr the day of departure while on the Lavan-Assaluhey route.
Iran has sent two rescue boats and two helicopters to find the ferryboat, with no results yet.
There were six people on board the watercraft.