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15 fishermen rescued from the coast of Jambudweep

News Agencies | Updated on: 20 July 2017, 14:46 IST

Fifteen fishermen of a fishing trawler, which had developed mechanical fault in the highseas seas off the coast of Jambudweep in South 24 Parganas district, have been rescued alive.

 

The fishing trawler 'FB Debjani', which had left Kochuberia a week ago, developed the fault on Tuesday night, sources in the Coast Guard said.

The fishermen was able to send a signal for help and Coast Guard and other trawlers rescued them yesterday morning.

The fifteen were rescued and brought back to Namkhana, the sources added.

-PTI

First published: 20 July 2017, 14:32 IST
 
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