Cyclone Ockhi : Indian Coast Guard ship ' Amartya' rescues 13 fishermen, Watch
Indian Coast Guard ship ' Amartya' rescued 13 fishermen, who's ship was hit by cyclone Ockhi. 13 fishermen from Tamil Nadu and Kerala were rescued from their capsized fishing boat, Barracuda 14 nautical miles off Malpe coast. The rescue operation headed by Commandant Aniket Singh was successful in saving the lives of 13 men who had been stranded for four days without food and water. The fishing boat with 13 men onboard set sail from Kochi on November 7. The ship, hit by cyclone Ockhi, was on the verge of sinking when information was sent out to the Coast Guard by the deputy director of fisheries in Malappuram.