Boat capsize : 4 fishermen escape unhurt

11:33 AM, Monday, August 6th, 2012

Boat capsize Mangalore :  Four fishermen who had set sail from the old port on Sunday for fishing had a miraculous escape even after their boat capsized off the South Wharf.

The rough weather led to the boat capsize when the fishermen were on their return journey, reports said and added other fishermen on the shore who saw the boat capsize  helped in the rescue operation. If three of the fishermen managed to swim another clinged on to a portion of the boat and finally the four were rescued.

The boat has suffered a loss of Rs 3 lakhs due to the tragedy. It is owned by one PT Siddique.


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