According to a statement from the Pakistani embassy in Tehran, Admiral Abbasi has sent a sincere message of condolence on behalf of all ranks of the Pakistani Navy to Rear Admiral Hussein Khanzadi, Commander of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Navy about the tragic incident at sea that resulted in the loss of valuable lives of the Islamic Republic of the Navy of Iran .
“While stating that it was indeed a great tragedy and the Pakistani Navy stood shoulder to shoulder with the Iranian brothers in these moments of sadness, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi, the Commander in Chief of the Navy of Pakistan prayed to Allah SWT to rest the souls who died in peace, giving fortitude to the Navy of the Islamic Republic of Iran and grieving families bear this irreparable loss, “the statement said.
Nineteen crew members were killed and 15 others injured in an incident involving the Iranian Navy Konarak logistics ship in the country’s southern waters.
The incident occurred last Sunday when a number of Navy ships were conducting exercises near waters located near the ports of Jask and Chabahar, the Navy said in a statement Monday.
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