Friday, September 24, 2021

57 fishermen rescued as their boats capsize in two separate incidents off Kochi coast in Kerala

In Kerala, 57 fishermen were rescued when their boats capsized in two separate incidents, off the Kochi coast since last night.

Early this morning, a fishing boat fitted with an in-board engine capsized, reportedly after hitting the remnants of another boat sunk earlier. 48 fishermen in the capsized boat were rescued by fellow fishermen.

State Fisheries Department sources said another boat, carrying nine fishermen also capsized in the area last night. They were also rescued. The  Fisheries Department has sent a team of divers to the area to find out the reason behind the incidents.

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