Odisha, Feb 28, Abhijit Saha: Since Thursday night 15 fishermen are missing from near the Dhamra coast in Odisha. These fishermen are reported by the officials on Friday to be safe. The officials said that the fishermen were trapped in the sea at about 40 nautical miles from the coast. They also said that the rescue operation is going on to bring those fishermen back to the Dharma coast.
On Thursday night these fifteen fishermen had gone to the sea on a trawler. The trawler had a technical glitch in the deep waters and as a result they were trapped in the sea for hours.
Earlier a kind of panic wave was spreading among the locals and the family members of the fifteen missing fishermen with their news of missing. But the news that they are safe and efforts are undergoing to rescue them has given them some kind of relief.