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Boat overturns in Gopalpur sea, 9 tourists rescued

12/03/2021 at 12:06 PM

Berhampur, Mar 12: Coast guard and locals rescued nine tourists from Gopalpur sea after a boat overturned in deep waters.

According to reports, the tourists had gone into the deep sea riding a rubber boat. The boat overturned at around 60 mt away from the coast during return from the deep sea.

The coast guard and locals jumped into the sea and rescued all.

Police reached the spot being informed about the incident and initiated a probe.

Preliminary investigations revealed that the boat overturned in high tide due to wind speed, said police.  

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