Indian Coast Guard rescues missing Tamil Nadu fishing boat ‘Mercedes’

Indian Coast Guard has rescued missing Tamil Nadu fishing boat ‘Mercedes’ in a massive search operation launched since 24th of April. With 11 crew, the fishing boat had sailed for deep sea fishing West of Kerala on 6th April for 30 days voyage from Thengapattanam Fishing harbour in Tamil Nadu.

After four days of continuous search amidst challenges of distance from mainland and weather, the missing boat was located around 370 kms from Lakshadweep Islands. ICG Dornier located and corroborated presence of the fishing boat today morning.


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