6 Missing After Deep-Sea Fishing Boat Capsizes Off Mangaluru Coast In Arabian Sea

A total of 22 fishermen were onboard the ill-fated boat at the time of the incident.

6 Missing After Deep-Sea Fishing Boat Capsizes Off Mangaluru Coast In Arabian Sea

Search is underway for the missing persons by local fishermen and the coastguard. (Representational)

Mangaluru, Karnataka:

At least six fishermen went missing after a deep-sea fishing boat capsized in the Arabian Sea, off Mangaluru coast, on Tuesday morning.

A total of 22 fishermen were onboard the ill-fated boat at the time of the incident.

Out of the 22 fishermen that were on board, 16 have been rescued so far, while six are missing, police said.

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Search is underway for the missing persons by local fishermen and the coastguard.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) advised fishermen not to venture into the sea on December 3 and 4, and had predicted heavy rainfall at isolated places over south coastal parts of the country and over Lakshadweep.