Balasore: As many as four persons went missing after two boats capsized in sea near Bhograi area of Odisha’s Balasore district today.
According to reports, 17 fishermen from Kirtania jetty in Bhograi here had ventured into the sea in two separate boats for fishing.
Unfortunately, the boats capsized following which 13 of them managed to swim back to the shore while four others were missing till last reports came in.
Rescue operation was underway by Fire personnel and NDRF team to trace the missing ones.
Worth mentioning, the India Meteorological Department had advised fishermen not to venture into sea due to depression over northwest Bay of Bengal resulting in rough sea condition.