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Fishermen Rescued After Boat Fire Off Uppada Coast

A dramatic rescue unfolded off the Uppada coast in Andhra Pradesh as 11 fishermen were saved from a blazing fishing boat. The incident occurred during their fishing expedition near Bhyravapalem area, prompting swift action from nearby fishermen who rushed to their aid.

Kakinada District Fisheries Officer K. Krunakar Rao confirmed the successful rescue, ensuring the safety of all crew members. While investigations are underway to determine the cause of the fire, the fishing boat has unfortunately been engulfed by the flames, marking a challenging ordeal for the fishermen involved.