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Four fishermen struggling in sea for over 2 hrs rescued

Press Trust of India 

Four fishermen struggling to stay afloat in rough seas for over two hours after their boat capsized off in the district were rescued by other fishermen and brought ashore.

Fisheries department officials said the four men, hailing from Seruthur hamlet, had set out to sea yesterday.

Due to rough seas their boat capsized and they fell into the sea and were struggling for over two hours, they said.

Some other fishermen passing through saw their plight, rescued them and brought them ashore last night, they said

of them were taken to the here.

While three fishermen were treated as outpatients, the other was hospitalised, they said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, June 10 2018. 11:05 IST