Major ecological disaster averted off Nicobar

Nov 26 2020


The relevant Coast Guard carried out a timely air-sea coordinated operation on Sunday to tow away an oil tanker drifting dangerously close to the eco-sensitive Kachall in the pristine Nicobar chain of islands in the Bay of Bengal.

           

The Times of India


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