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Coast Guard rescues 14 Bangladeshi fishermen

Press Trust of India  |  Tamluk (WB) 

Fourteen Bangladeshi fishermen have been rescued by the Indian Coast Guard, after their trawler lost way and drifted towards in East District due to a technical snag, police said today.

The fishermen had started from about two weeks back, but soon their trawler developed an engine malfunction and were left stranded in deep seas, a police officer said.

Coast officials located the trawler and rescued the fishermen yesterday, he said, adding all of them were brought to

"A report has been sent to the administration through official channels and we are awaiting further communication from them," the said.

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First Published: Sat, January 13 2018. 22:15 IST