Fire on-board INS Vikramaditya, no casualties

Mumbai, Jul 21 (IANS): A fire broke out on-board the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya while it was sailing off Karwar in Karnataka, officials said here on Wednesday.

The incident occurred during a planned sortie for conducting sea trials of the aircraft carrier.

Upon noticing the blaze, the ship crew immediately launched fire fighting operation using the ship's fire-fighting systems and the conflagration was brought under control.

No casualties were reported in the incident. The Indian Navy has set up a board of enquiry to probe the incident.

No details of the extent of the fire or damage it caused to the ship are known yet.



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  • Ben D'Souza Prabhu, Mangalore, Bombay Bandra now in Canada

    Fri, Jul 22 2022

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