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Indian Coast Guard Rescues Bangladeshi Fisherman Adrift at Sea

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Brave Indian Navals of Ship Anmol Provided First Aid and Safely Transported Survivor to Bangladesh Coast Guard Ship – Maritime News

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has rescued a Bangladeshi fisherman who was adrift at sea for over a week. The fisherman, identified as Md. Salim, was rescued by ICG Ship Anmol on November 23, 2023.

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Salim had been adrift since November 17, 2023, when his fishing boat was capsized during Cyclone Midhili. He was found clinging to a piece of debris by ICG aircraft that were conducting a search and rescue operation in the area.

Salim was provided with first aid and food and water on board ICG Ship Anmol. He was then transferred to ICG Ship Varad, which is currently en route to Bangladesh. Salim will be handed over to the Bangladesh Coast Guard upon arrival.

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The ICG’s prompt and skillful action saved the life of Md. Salim. This is a testament to the ICG’s commitment to safeguarding the lives of those at sea.

Additional Information

Cyclone Midhili made landfall in Bangladesh on November 16, 2023.

The cyclone caused widespread damage and flooding in Bangladesh.

The ICG has been actively involved in search and rescue operations in the aftermath o

f Cyclone Midhili.

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