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  • 13 crew onboard Indian fishing boat rescued from Bangladesh waters

    Published on July 7, 2019

    Indian Coast Guard has rescued 13 crew onboard Indian fishing boat “Tara Shankar” from about 60 nautical miles inside Bangladesh waters. An official release said, a coordinated operation between Indian and Bangladesh Coast Guard was launched yesterday amidst very rough seas and inclement weather.

    Rescue operation was launched after Indian Coast Guard Regional Headquarters at Kolkata received telephonic message in the afternoon from Assistant Director (Fisheries), Diamond Harbour regarding distress onboard the fishing boat with 13 crew from Kakdwip in West Bengal.