Fishing trawler capsizes, six rescued

Pradip: All six fishermen who were missing after a trawler carrying them capsized at Paradip sea confluence, rescued by Marine police on Monday morning.
Two persons, earlier in the day were rescued.

Sources said the boat was carrying total six persons and capsized nearly 500 metre away from the shore this morning.

The incident took place while the trawler was returning after fishing in the morning. Even as the Marine police tried to reach the spot, heavy current prevented the forces to proceed further in the sea. “We are preparing with another machine boat to reach the spot”, a police official said.

On the other hand, the fellow fishermen, who were returning, are also trying to rescue the illfated trawler, report said.