Three sailors drown off Veraval coast in Gujarat
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Last Updated: Monday, August 15, 2011, 17:52
  
Rajkot: Three sailors drowned, while two others were rescued after they jumped into the sea near Veraval port to save a group of boys whose boat had overturned while fishing, police said on Monday.

The incident took place last evening when five teenagers were busy fishing and suddenly their boat overturned.

To save the drowning boys, five sailors jumped into the sea. However, three of them drowned, while two others were rescued by the Coast Guard, police said.

The deceased were identified as Mukesh Solanki, Bachu Kapadiya and Bhaidas Bambaniya.

The five boys were also rescued, they added.

PTI


First Published: Monday, August 15, 2011, 17:52


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