Kasargod, Mar 04, 2021: A fishing boat capsized off the coast of Bekal on Wednesday night due to the impact of strong tidal waves. Five fishermen on board the boat were rescued by the Coast Guards and Fisheries Department Security personnel.
The boat had ripped apart after the capsize and all the five fishermen who were stranded in one part of the boat were eventually rescued.
The boat named Maria had set out on a fishing expedition from Neeleshwara Ayittala two days ago. All the fishermen who were rescued are from Tiruvananthapuram.