Fisherman killed as boat overturns in Puri

Puri: A fisherman was killed after a boat in which he was travelling with two other fishermen overturned near Penthakata today.

The deceased was identified as Kaudi Shreenu. Source said three fishermen went into the sea in the boat for fishing. However, the boat overturned due to high tides and the engine of the vessel fell on the chest of Shreenu leading to his death.

Two others, who were in the boat, have narrowly escaped the mishap.