Mangaluru: Nearly four-and-half months after going missing, wreckage of the fishing vessel Suvarna Tribhuja has been found, by the Indian Navy, off the Malvan coast in Maharashtra. All the seven crew members of the boat are feared dead. The vessel had set sail from Malpe harbour in Udupi on December 13 but two days later i.e on December 15 it lost contact with other fishing vessels and the harbour. Since then an extensive search had been launched to trace the whereabouts of the vessel and its crew. “After an intensive search by ships and aircraft since December 2018, we have located the wreckage of the fishing vessel 33 km of the coast of Malvan on Wednesday. The wreck was found through ‘Side Scan Sonar’ operations and confirmed on Thursday by naval divers,” tweeted spokesperson of the Indian Navy.
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