One dead, another missing as boat capsizes in Paradip

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Paradip: The body of a fisherman, who went missing in the boat capsize incident on Tuesday, was retrieved today by the Marine police from Nehru Bangala in Paradip town of Jagatsinghpur district.

The deceased has been identified as Batakrushna Mallick.

According to sources, the incident took place yesterday when five fishermen went into the sea for fishing in a trawler. During their return, their boat lost control and capsized in the water. After the incident came to light, fishermen from another boat managed to rescue three while two others remained untraceable.

However, Batakrushna’s body was retrieved by the Marine police from Nehru Bangala today.

On the other hand, another fisherman, identified as Laxmidhar Das, who also went missing after the boat capsized, is yet to be traced till the last reports came in.

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