3 fishermen missing after boat capsize in Bay of Bengal near Paradip coast

Updated: Sep 19 2023 9:22PM

Paradip, Sept 19 (PTI) Three fishermen went missing after their boat capsized in the Bay of Bengal near the Paradip coast in Odisha on Tuesday, police said.

The incident happened near Nehru Bungalow when eight fishermen were returning from the deep sea. Five of them were rescued, while three others went missing, a police officer said.

The Coast Guard is leading the operation to rescue them with the assistance of the Fire and Emergency Services, Special Relief Commissioner Satyabrata Sahu said.