The physique of one of the three fishermen who had been lacking within the sea at Vizhinjam has been found. The physique was found at Adimalathura, a coastal hamlet within the district, in response to the Coastal Police Station at Vizhinjam.
The fisherman has been recognized as Davidson, a resident of Pallivilakom Purayidom, Poonthura. The search is continuous for the remaining two males who’ve been recognized as Joseph of Poonthura and Shabariar of Kottapuram, the police stated.
As per the newest updates from the Coastal Police, 17 fishermen had been within the 4 boats which met with difficulties close to the harbour mouth at Vizhinjam on Tuesday evening. Eight of the lads had been rescued by the Coast Guard and the Coastal police throughout an all-evening rescue operation. Some of the others had swum to security, Elias P. George, CI, Coastal Police, Vizhinjam, stated. By Wednesday morning, search was intensified for 3 of the lads who had been nonetheless lacking.
In addition to Coast Guard vessels, a Dornier plane additionally has been deployed for the search.