Six fishermen rescued off Daman coast

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Mumbai, May 20: Six fishermen from Gujarat were rescued on Friday, May 20, by the Indian Coast Guard (ICG), after their fishing boats began sinking, 30 nautical miles west off Daman coast, a senior official said here.

"We got a distress call at about 1.30 AM today. Immediately, we started the operation. Our vessel has been sent and a Dornier aircraft was flown to rescue the fishermen," said ICG Inspector General SPS Basra.

"The sinking boat and the fishermen were spotted in the sea after a few hours. Subsequently, they were rescued and are being taken to Gujarat," he said.


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