Thursday, July 18, 2024
Advertisement
  1. You Are At:
  2. News
  3. India
  4. Fishing boat capsizes in Thiruvananthapuram; 2 dead, 3 still missing

Fishing boat capsizes in Thiruvananthapuram; 2 dead, 3 still missing

Fishing boat capsizes: Rescuers recovered two bodies while a search operation was underway to trace the missing three people, police said.

Edited By: Hritika Mitra @MitraHritika Thiruvananthapuram Updated on: September 05, 2022 22:48 IST
Representative image
Image Source : FILE Representative image

Fishing boat capsizes: Two fishermen were killed while three were killed after a fishing boat capsized near Thiruvananthapuram's  Anchuthengu Harbour, police said on Monday. According to the police, there were 23 crew members aboard the vessel when it capsized in the sea off Muthalapozhi in this district.

Rescuers recovered two bodies while a search operation was underway to trace the missing three people, police said. While nine fishermen were rescued by the coastal police, the remaining swam to the shore, they said.

Indian Coast Guard immediately activated its search and rescue operations on receipt of the information about the accident. Efforts by Coast Guard Charlie Ships and Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) are on to rescue those missing, a Coast Guard official said. 

(With inputs from ANI)

ALSO READ | Bihar: Boat carrying over 50 people sinks in Patna's Shahpur, more than dozen missing

Advertisement

Read all the Breaking News Live on indiatvnews.com and Get Latest English News & Updates from India