Suratkal: A 46-year-old man died of drowning after his leg got caught in a fishing net here on Tuesday evening.
The deceased identified as Jayaraj was a fisherman.
Jayaraj’s leg got trapped in the net, at the same time a huge wave dragged him away, and he eventually drowned.
A fellow fisherman informed locals who managed to lift him.
Jayaraj was rushed to a hospital but he passed away.
The deceased is survived by his wife and daughter.