Port Blair, Jan 13: A cargo dinghy loaded with nearly 500 LPG cylinders had capsized near North Bay in the South Andaman. Sources indicate that the accident took place on 9th Jan 2021. One among the two men onboard had gone missing. It is also learnt that the matter was never communicated to the Indian Coast Guard for SAR Operation and was being handled by the local boatmen and Police. Later the Coast Guard had spotted activities near North Bay and upon intimation to the concerned authorities had been roped in.

Sources also add that the missing person was found dead near the beach where the LPG cylinders were collected.