Koderi boat tragedy: 1 dead body found, 3 still missing

10:12 AM Aug 17, 2020 | Team Udayavani |
Udupi: Dead body of a fisherman who went missing with three other fishermen after a boat they were traveling in, capsized at Koderi was found on Monday, August 17 morning. The body of Naga Kharvi (55) was found near Kirimanjeshwar, while B Naga (46), Lakshman (34), and Shekar (35) are still missing. Four fishermen were reported missing after their boat hit the breakwater of Koderi fishing jetty in Udupi district on Sunday. Coastal security police sources said there were 11 fishermen in the boat and the remaining people managed to reach the shore. The boat lost control in gusty winds and high waves. The fishermen had gone to sea from Uppunda near Byndoor. The coastal security police have launched a rescue and search operation with the help of locals. Byndoor MLA BM Sukumar Shetty and former MLA Gopala Poojary visited the spot.

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