Kochi : A fishing boat that took off from Munnambam coast in Kochi was hit by a ship leaving 3 dead and 9 missing from the total of 14 fishermen in the vessel.
The ship sailed away after the collision.
The accident took place around 3 am on Tuesday.
Two men were rescued from the site are have been admitted to a private hospital in the city.
The identity of the ship has not been determined and authorities are attempting to track the rogue ship.
Meanwhile coast guard and navy personnel are engaged in search and rescue efforts in the region.
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