Algeria rescues ailing Turkish ship crew member

In a statement, the ministry said navy forces moved to rescue the 48-year-old Turkish crew member after receiving a request for help from the ship crew.

Algeria rescues ailing Turkish ship crew member

World Bulletin / News Desk

Algerian navy forces on Monday rescued a Turkish commercial ship crew member who had a heart attack as his ship sailed on Algeria's western coast, the Algerian Defense Ministry said.

In a statement, the ministry said navy forces moved to rescue the 48-year-old Turkish crew member after receiving a request for help from the ship crew.

A military helicopter evacuated the Turkish national to Oran hospital on the northwestern Mediterranean coast of Algeria, the statement said.

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