Mumbai: A fishing boat, carrying 13 fisher of us, capsized round 10 nautical miles from Gorai coast on Tuesday.
Although 11 fisher of us have been rescued by one other boat, two individuals are nonetheless lacking.
Senior inspector Sanjeev Narkar of Gorai police station mentioned the incident occurred round 2 pm and the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) and Indian Navy authorities have been knowledgeable for search and rescue operations of the 2 lacking fishermen.
“A rescue boat has been dispatched for search and rescue operations,” mentioned RK Singh, commandant, ICG.
A fishing boat, Fortunate Star, carrying 13 fisher of us from Gorai, went into the ocean for fishing final Saturday.
Whereas returning the boat capsized round 10 nautical miles away from the coast on Tuesday afternoon.
One other fishing boat, God King, from Uttan rescued the 11 fisher of us, Narkar mentioned.
“Maybe, the boat capsized due to the uneven waters. It could possibly be a technical snag as nicely. We are going to verify the trigger after we document the rescued fisher of us’ assertion,” Narkar added.