Seven fishermen stranded near Neduntheevu rescued

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 17:25

Rameswaram: Seven fishermen who got stranded in their country boat near Neduntheevu off Sri lankan coast on June 2, have been rescued and were being brought to India on Tuesday, Pamban Fishermen`s Association president Arulanandham said.
Officials said the fishermen got stranded as their engine developed snag, and they strayed towards Neduntheevu.
A team of thirteen fishermen who went in search of them found their boat anchored near Neduntheevu.

They were towed to Indian Territorial waters and were expected to reach this coast late night.


First Published: Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 17:25

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