The disparity between the rescue efforts in saving the refugees aboard a fishing boat off the coast of Greece and people aboard the Titan Submersible is difficult to reconcile amongst households of the Greek shipwreck victims.
300 individuals had been confirmed lifeless when the overcrowded trawler capsized within the Mediterranean, a loss that many deemed pointless because the Greek authorities appeared reluctant to help the passengers on board.
When in comparison with the response to save passengers aboard the Titan Submersible, the place Pakistani billionaire Shahzada Dawood and his son Suleman Dawood had been on board.
Many had been captivated by the continuing search to search out the Submersible as authorities around the globe sprang to motion to rescue the passengers.
‘We had been shocked to know that thousands and thousands can be spent on this rescue mission. They used all sources, and a lot information got here out from this search. However they didn’t hassle to seek for tons of of Pakistanis and different individuals who had been on the Greek boat,’ Anees Majeed, a Pakistani who misplaced 5 kinfolk off the Greek coast on 14 June, instructed The Guardian.
”This can be a double customary … they might have saved most of the individuals in the event that they needed, or a minimum of they might have recovered the our bodies.’
Although Greece declared three days of mourning following the demise of 300 refugees on board, the stark distinction in rescue efforts has sparked a debate in Pakistan about double requirements.
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