New Delhi (NVI): Twelve fishermen went missing after a mechanised boat carrying 14 fishermen, coming from Beypore town in Kerala, collided with a ship in Karnataka’s Mangaluru coast.
Ships and choppers of the coast guard have been deployed for the search operation at the accident site.
In a swift sea-air #SAR operation @IndiaCoastGuard deployed 03 #ICG ships & aircraft to search for 14 fishermen of IFB ‘Rabah’ approx 43 NM west #NewMangalore #today. 02 crew found, search for other crew in progress.@DefenceMinIndia @Min_FAHD @shipmin_india @SpokespersonMoD
— Indian Coast Guard (@IndiaCoastGuard) April 13, 2021
According to the Indian Coast Guard, two crew have been found so far while the search for the remaining 12 is in progress.