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One fisherman feared drowned near Sasihitlu beach

One fisherman feared drowned near Sasihitlu beach


Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, August 27, 2017: A fisherman, Tarun (27), on board a countryboat, is feared drowned after the boat capsized in sea near Sasihitlu beach on Sunday morning.

According to the police, Eight fishermen, including Tarun, left for fishing from Hejmady fishing harbour on Sunday. The boat belonged to Mohan Das.


Sasihitlu beach


The police said that as they were returning with fish, the boat capsized because of rough sea. While seven fishermen swam towards the Sasihitlu beach, the search was on for Tarun.

Deputy Director of Fishing Mahesh Kumar said that a meeting was called with fishermen a few days ago and they were warned against venturing into the sea, as the sea was rough following rain.


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Tina Salian, Suratkal Mon, August-28-2017, 12:25
Venturing into sea during the monsoon is very dangerous , but they cannot sit idle fearing for life, A sad incident.
Jeevan Lobo, Mulki Mon, August-28-2017, 12:18
How sad? Fishing is one of the risky profession . Though we are called the best swimmers our swimming ability won’t work against nature
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