Six rescued as dhow sinks off Kasaragod coast

New Delhi, Mar 20 (PTI) The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) on Saturday rescued six crew members of MSV-Safina-Al-Mirzal, which sank around 30 nautical miles west of coast of Kasaragod in Kerala.

The dhow reportedly sunk due to flooding, the ICG said on Twitter.

'In a swift sea-air coordinated operation ICG Dornier aircraft and Fast Interceptor Boat C-448 rescued six crew of MSV (manoeuver support vessel) Safina-Al-Mirzal,' it tweeted.

'All six crew reported healthy and safely brought to New Mangalore harbour,' it added. PTI DSP SNE