Mangaluru: The India Cost Guard (ICG) on Tuesday April 13 confirmed that a search and rescue operation was underway after a sea accident was reported near New Mangaluru Port. As many as 14 fishermen are missing, as per reports.
ICG has deployed its three ships and aircraft to search the missing fishermen. Officials confirmed that two people had lost their lives and their bodies had been recovered after the incident.
The accident occurred when a ship collided with a fishing boat that set sail from Beypore in Kerala near Mangaluru.