Work has resumed to pull Hang Tong, a cargo ship stranded off the coast of Karachi, out of the sand.
The ship is being towed with winches to rescue the stranded ship on the sea view.
It may be recalled that a cargo ship carrying several containers was stranded on the shores of Karachi on July 21. According to a KPT spokesperson, the ship came ashore due to high waves due to weak engine.
According to the captain of the ship, an anchor of the ship broke on July 20. He requested for immediate berth of the ship as it was difficult to handle the ship with an anchor but the berth was not given.
The captain said that the second anchor of the ship broke at 1:15 pm on the night between July 20 and 21, as the captain made an emergency call at 1:20 pm, the emergency call was also being heard at Port Qasim and Manohra but KP T-Control did not help, KPT Control said in a meeting of officers.