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Padubidri: Fishing boat capsizes; all 7 fishermen on board rescued

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Mangaluru, 12 Dec 2022 [Fik/News Sources]: A fishing  boat which had set out fishing from Uchila on December 12, Monday morning  has  capsized mid-sea due to inclement weather. However all seven fishermen on board have been rescued. All the goods in the boat including the engine have been damaged and the loss has been estimated at several lakhs of rupees.

The  boat named Sri Girija is owned by Vimala C Putran of Uchila. As soon as it capsized, fishermen from nearby boats rescued the fishermen in distress.

The owner of the boat has estimated the loss at Rs 6.5 lakhs. Kaup MLA Lalaji Mendon visited the spot and assured to strive to get compensation from the government.

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