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Eleven fishermen rescued after boat overturned in sea off Baina beach

Eleven fishermen were rescued after their boat overturned in a choppy sea off the Baina beach near Vasco today.


PTI Last Updated at 27 Jul 2018, 21:07 IST India

Eleven fishermen were rescued after their boat overturned in a choppy sea off the Baina beach near Vasco today.

"The incident happened around 3.15 PM when the fishermen were returning to the shore," said a spokesperson of Drishti Marine, which supplies lifeguards for beaches in the state.

The boat overturned around 50 meters from the seashore and the fishermen were thrown into the water.

"Four of them were caught in a current and drifted further into the sea while seven others held onto the boat," the spokesperson said.

Lifeguards Ramesh Lamani and Anand Madar along with some local people rescued them with the help of a jet ski and rescue tubes.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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