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Navy warship catches fire in Vizag; 4 sailors injured

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | DC CORRESPONDENT
Published Oct 24, 2021, 2:02 am IST
Updated Oct 24, 2021, 7:38 am IST
The ship had recently returned from an exercise at the sea and was berthed at the Visakhapatnam Naval Harbour
Fire erupted onboard Indian Navy’s destroyer INS Ranvijay at about 5.30 pm on Saturday. (PTI)
 Fire erupted onboard Indian Navy’s destroyer INS Ranvijay at about 5.30 pm on Saturday. (PTI)

Vishakhapatanam: A fire erupted onboard Indian Navy’s destroyer INS Ranvijay at about 5.30 pm on Saturday.

The situation was brought under control by naval teams. In the process of firefighting, four sailors suffered burns and are being treated at the naval hospital, INHS Kalyani, in Visakhapatnam.

 

The ship had recently returned from an exercise at the sea and was berthed at the Visakhapatnam Naval Harbour.

The Board of Inquiry was ordered to investigate the cause of the incident, according to an official release from the Eastern Naval Command here on Saturday.

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