Two fishermen rescued after mid-sea collision Photograph:( Others )
Indian Coast Guard conducted a mid-sea rescue after the collision of MV Navious Venus and fishing boat Sijumon – 01 on Saturday. Two crew members of the fishing boat were thrown overboard due to the impact of collision. Indian Coast Guard vessel Shaurya rescued them afterwards on the basis of information provided by ICG Station, Vizhinjam
In the early hours of Saturday, Indian Coast Guard conducted a mid-sea rescue following the collision of MV Navious Venus and fishing boat Sijumon – 01 near India’s southernmost region.
Two crew members of the fishing boat were thrown overboard due to the impact of collision, following which, Indian Coast Guard vessel Shaurya rescued them, based on information provided by ICG Station, Vizhinjam.
After initial medical assistance and first aid, the two fishermen were transferred from ICGS Shaurya to another Coast Guard platform C-427. The duo were then taken to the Thiruvananthapuram Medical College by a medical team from Indian Coast Guard Station, Vizhinjam.
Fishing boat Shujumon-01 entered the Colachal fishing harbour with its remaining 15 crew, while being safely escorted by other local fishing boats.
In a wee hours operation @IndiaCoastGuard rescue two indian fishermen off kerala-TN coast, after a merchant vessel and the fishing boat collided.— Sidharth.M.P (@sdhrthmp) October 23, 2021
Two fishers were taken to Thiruvananthapuram hospital, the boat involved in crash returned to its harbour in Colachel, TN#India pic.twitter.com/iHWedpP2Ov
The pictures and videos of the wee-hours incident show Indian Coast Guard personnel helping the two middle-aged fishermen climb onto the coast guard ship, following which they were given first aid.