Police officers in Gau responded to a distress call after a fishing vessel ran aground in Gau waters early this morning.
Chief Operations Officer Assistant Commissioner of Police Abdul Khan says at around 2am this morning a report was received of a fishing vessel that ran aground in Gau waters.
ACP Khan said a team left out for the rescue efforts and managed to locate the crew all safe and in good health.
They were escorted back to Nukuloa Village and will be taken for health checks this morning.
ACP Khan has acknowledged the support of Nukuloa villagers and others who assisted in the successful rescue efforts.