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At least 9 dead after fishing boat capsizes off the coast of Tamil Nadu

At least 9 people died on Sunday after a fishing boat capsized in Mannapadu, Thuthukudi district of Tamil Nadu.

india Updated: Feb 26, 2017 21:00 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
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At least 7 people died after a fishing boat capsized off the coast of Tamil Nadu.(Representative image)

At least nine people died on Sunday after a fishing boat capsized in Mannapadu, Thuthukudi district of Tamil Nadu.

More than 30 people were on the fishing boat when it capsized while returning to the shore. The dead include five women, two children and as many men.

The others have been rescued, including 6 who have been transferred to nearby government and private hospitals for emergency treatment.

First Published: Feb 26, 2017 20:24 IST