Gujarat: Indian Coast Guard rescues 79 fishermen; recovers six bodies
| Monday | 12th August, 2019
The Indian Coast Guard has rescued 79 fishermen and recovered six bodies off the coast of Porbandar in Gujarat.
According to the ministry, 95 fishermen in 19 boats ignored the warning of inclement weather to venture into the sea on August 9.
While three teams of Coast Guard were pressed into action, 10 boats with 59 fishermen returned to the coast.
“A total of 14 fishing boats along with 79 crew have been safely rescued, and six cadavers have been recovered so far.
Allout efforts are being taken to search and rescue the remaining nine crew of two boats and one missing crew,” said the release.
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