Foreign vessel allegedly hits fishing boat off Kochi coast early on Thursday morning; two fishermen injured

Kochi: Two fishermen were injured when a foreign vessel allegedly hit their fishing boat off Kochi coast early on Thursday, police said.

Representational image. Reuters

Representational image. Reuters

The incident occurred at around 4 am while the boat from Munambam area was engaged in fishing off Kochi coast, police said.

The injured fishermen have been admitted to a hospital in Paravoor near Kochi, they said.

The ship left the scene soon after the incident.

Fishermen have alleged that their boat was hit by a foreign vessel, police said adding the Navy and Coast Guard have been informed about the incident.

A Navy official said they were informed about the incident that occurred some 18 nautical miles off the Kochi coast.

He said the Navy is monitoring the situation.

More details are awaited.

Updated Date: Jun 07, 2018 12:57 PM

Also Watch

Social Media Star: Abhishek Bachchan, Varun Grover reveal how they handle selfies, trolls and broccoli
  • Monday, July 16, 2018 It's a Wrap: Soorma star Diljit Dosanjh and Hockey legend Sandeep Singh in conversation with Parul Sharma
  • Monday, July 16, 2018 Watch: Dalit man in Uttar Pradesh defies decades of prejudice by taking out baraat in Thakur-dominated Nizampur village
  • Monday, July 16, 2018 India's water crisis: After govt apathy, Odisha farmer carves out 3-km canal from hills to tackle scarcity in village
  • Sunday, July 15, 2018 Maurizio Sarri, named as new Chelsea manager, is owner Roman Abramovich's latest gamble in quest for 'perfect football'

Also See