A. Subramanian (60), a fisherman of Seruthur village near here drowned, when the fibre boat in which he ventured into the sea in the early hours of the day capsized due to rough sea. Subramanian along with Kumar and Idumbaiyan of the same village were in the boat when the incident took place about a km away from the shore. Kumar and Idumbaiyan managed to swim back to the shore.

The body of Subramanian was washed ashore later and also the fibre boat, according to fisheries department sources.

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