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All nine men on board the stranded Coromandel Express Tug rescued

All nine men on board the stranded Coromandel Express Tug rescued


Mangalore Today News Network

Kaup, May 17, 2021:      All nine men on board the Coromandel Express Tug which was stranded nearly  five nautical miles away from the Kaup Light House have been rescued on May 17, Monday in a joint operation by the Indian Navy and the Coast Guard.

 

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A speed boat, Varaha vessel and Helicopter were pressed into service for the rescue operation.  If 4 of the stranded men were rescued  by a helicopter, 5 others were rescued using a speed boat.  All the rescued men are being brought to the NMPT  through a Coast Guard ship Varaha. 


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A medical team is on stand-by there to check the health of the rescued nine persons.

 


Mullah Khan is the captain of the stranded tug while Gaurav Kumar is the second captain. Others who were in the tug are Shantanu A V, Rahul, Deepak, Prashanth, Tushar, Lakshminarayan and Ahmed.


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