Stranded Odisha fishermen rescued by Indian Coast Guard

Paradip: Fourteen fishermen stranded in the turbulent sea off Paradip shore were rescued by the Indian Coast Guard yesterday.

According to sources, 14 fishermen in two boats had gone into the deep sea on September 20, 2018. But the onset of cyclone DAYE rendered it impossible for the fishermen to return. Thereafter their two boats – Nirman-06 and Omm Maa Parvati- were stranded in the turbulent sea.

On being informed about the incident by other fishermen and fishing organizations; coast guards, armed with the newly commissioned offshore patrol vessel Sujay, swung into action and rescued all the 14 fishermen safely the following day.

The health condition of the rescued fishermen is reported to be normal.

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