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Stranded fishermen safe, rescue op on


Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhadrak, Feb 28:

The 15 local fishermen stranded in the deep sea, about 40 nautical miles off the Dhamra coast,are safe, Coast Guard personnel said this afternoon.

A senior Coast Guard official said the fishing trawler stranded in the sea had been located and rescue operations, launched.

The fishermen had gone for deep sea fishing last night. However, the trawler developed a technical snag while returning to the shore, leaving the fishermen stranded in deep sea the whole night.