Indian Coast Guard rescues 10 Bangladeshi fishermen from Bay of Bengal

At least 34 fishermen went missing as 11 fishing trawlers capsized in the Bay of Bengal amid inclement weather on Frida

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) rescued 10 Bangladeshi fishermen, who got caught in the cyclonic weather, from the Bay of Bengal on Saturday.

Amid rough weather and cyclonic winds, ICG ship Anmol rescued the fishermen 12 nautical miles from India's international maritime boundary with Bangladesh in an operation that continued for the last two days.

The search for two missing Bangladeshi fishermen is in progress with ships and aircraft, the ICG tweeted.

Meanwhile, 34 fishermen went missing as 11 fishing trawlers capsized in the Bay of Bengal amid inclement weather on Friday, Bangladesh Coast Guard said on Saturday.

At least 160 fishermen were on board when the trawlers capsized between 12pm and 10pm on Friday.