stranded in mid-sea off Kerala coast for four days after their
boat developed a snag, have been rescued by the Coast Guard.
The fishermen - five from Kerala, as many from Tamil
Nadu and three from Nepal - had put out to sea in the boat
from Kanyakumari, President of the International Fishermen
Development Trust (INFIDET) P Justin Antony said here Tuesday.
While fishing, the boat developed a fault in the engine
and began to drift around 250 nautical miles off Kochi, he
The Coast Guard rescued the fishermen and towed their
boat to the nearest island of Bithra in Lakshadweep, he added.
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