About 23 fishing boats turned to ashes in a large fireplace at a harbour in Visakhapatnam final night time. The estimated loss within the surprising incident is Rs 30 crore.
Fishermen suspect some criminals set the boats on fireplace. There’s additionally suspicion that the hearth was triggered by a celebration in a ship.
Stunning visuals from the harbour confirmed firefighters attempting to douse the flames as fishermen stared helplessly on the fireplace destroying their technique of livelihood.
Senior police officer Ananda Reddy stated the hearth broke out round 11:30 pm. “Cylinders on boats are inflicting blasts, so we’re asking folks to remain away. Fireplace engines are working to manage the hearth,” he stated. “The reason for the hearth is but to be confirmed. No casualties have been had been reported. A case has been filed and investigation is underway,” he added.