Coast Guard rescues 4 Kerala fishermen after boat capsize

Friday, Nov 25, 2016,11:02 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Kozhikode | Four Kerala fishermen, who were found struggling in sea after their boat capsized, have been rescued by the Coast Guard.

The fishermen, who had put out to sea from nearby Beypore, were spotted struggling in the waters by an Indian Coast Guard Interceptor boat C-144 on patrol duty and brought to the shores last night, a Coast Guard release said.

The fishing boat and the fishermen were found about 2.7 nautical miles off the coast around 7.45 pm yesterday.

All the four were in a dehydrated condition. One of them was injured and given first aid.

The fishermen were in a stable condition and handed over to Marine Enforcement Wing of the fisheries department at Beypore around 10.45 pm yesterday, the release said.