Six fishermen rescued off Daman coast
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Last Updated: Friday, May 20, 2011, 12:16
  
Mumbai: Six fishermen from Gujarat were Friday by the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) after their boats began sinking, 30 nautical miles west off Daman coast, a senior official said here.

"We got a distress call at about 1.30 AM today. Immediately, we started the operation. A vessel and a Dornier aircraft was pressed into service to rescue the fishermen," said ICG Inspector General SPS Basra.

"The sinking boat and the fishermen were spotted in the sea after a few hours. Subsequently, they were rescued and are being taken to Gujarat," he said.

PTI


First Published: Friday, May 20, 2011, 12:16


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