Indian Navy rescues 177 from a barge near Mumbai

In a massive operation, the Coast Guard and Navy rescued 180 men from a barge servicing ONGC offshore operations on the Mumbai coast that went adrift in high-speed winds and rain arising from Cyclone Tautkae on Monday. Sixty persons on board the barge were rescued till 11 pm and the remaining overnight, the official said, adding a Navy helicopter brought three rescuees to INS Shikra this morning.

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