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Kumta: Fishing Boat capsizes, Two fishermen drown

Kumta: Fishing Boat capsizes, Two fishermen drown

Mangalore Today News Network

Bhatkal, July 20, 2016: Among the five fishermen  who went on fishing ,the boat capsized and two drown. The incident took place on July 19, Tuesday at Honalli Coast in Kumta.

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The persons drowned are identified as Abul Hassan (40), a resident of Honalli, and Mohammed Hassan Adam (28), a resident of Teningundi, Bhatkal.

It is learnt that a team of five fishermen had been on fishing from Honalli coast , as the boat turned over Abul and Adam drown. The other three namely Ghan Ahmedjij (45), Dildar Mota (30) and Hasan Shamali (40) fighting for life sawn to the shore safely. It was reported that the boat was capsized due to the heavy winds during the evening.

With the help of the locals Adam’s body was recoverd on July 20, Wednesday . But  Abdul’s  body is yet to recover .The search for the missing fishermen is still on .

Kumta police are investigating the case.


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