Twenty-three fishing boats turned to ashes in a massive blaze and blasts which followed at a harbour in Visakhapatnam late on Sunday night. The estimated loss in the shocking incident is being estimated at about Rs 30 crore.
Local fishermen suspect some criminals set the boats on fire. There is also suspicion that the fire was triggered by a party in a boat anchored in the area.
Shocking visuals from the harbour showed firefighters trying to douse the flames as fishermen stared helplessly at the fire destroying their means of livelihood.