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AP: Two feared drowned as boat capsizes in Bay of Bengal

PTI
Published Apr 12, 2016, 7:16 pm IST
Updated Apr 12, 2016, 7:16 pm IST
The fishermen’s boat capsized after being hit by another unidentified boat.
Search operations are underway and a case under relevant sections of IPC have been registered at the Machilipatnam Marine Police station. (Photo: Representational Image)
 Search operations are underway and a case under relevant sections of IPC have been registered at the Machilipatnam Marine Police station. (Photo: Representational Image)

Machilipatnam: Two fishermen are feared drowned in the Bay of Bengal off Machilipatnam coast of Andhra Pradesh as their boat capsized after being hit by another unidentified boat, officials said today.

The incident occurred late last night some 16 nautical miles from here, Deputy Director of Andhra Pradesh Fisheries Department A. Solmanraju said.

 

While K. Bisham (50) and V. Veera Narayana (60) are feared drowned, four others managed to swim ashore, he said.

Search operations are underway and a case under relevant sections of IPC have been registered at the Machilipatnam Marine Police station, Solmanraju said.

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