Cylinder blast in boat: 11 TN fishermen rescued off Mangaluru coastPTI | Mangaluru | Updated: 11-01-2021 13:06 IST | Created: 11-01-2021 12:52 IST
The people in the boat immediately contacted the CoastGuard.
Two offshore patrol vessels of the Coast Guard fromMumbai- Sachet and Sujeet-, were rushed to help the fishermen.
A Dornier aircraft patrolling in the sea in the weehours of Sunday was diverted to the area to locate the boatfaster.
The officials not only located the boat but alsoestablished communication with the fishermen facing danger andinstilled courage and confidence in them.
The fishermen were brought to the New Mangalore portby evening.
One fisherman, who sustained 36 per cent surface areaburns was rushed to the government Wenlock hospital here.
All other fishermen are safe and medical aid and foodhave been arranged.
The owners are arranging a boat for towing the damagedfishing boat, a Coast Guard release here said.PTI MVG SSPTI PTI
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