Boat sinks

A mechanised boat that ventured into the sea developed technical snag and finally sunk in the waters in the early hours of Wednesday. According to sources, eight fishermen from Chinnamuttom near Kanyakumari ventured into the sea for fishing. However, the boat along with the eight fishermen sank at a distance of 11 nautical miles from the shore. All the stranded fishermen were rescued by others but the boat could not be retrieved.

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