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Explosion on Naval ship in Mumbai kills 3, leaves 11 others injured

Indian Navy destroyer INS Ranvir. [Photo: Wikimedia]

Mumbai: Three Indian Navy personnel were killed and eleven others injured in an explosion onboard the destroyer INS Ranvir at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai on Tuesday.

The Indian Navy spokesman in a statement identified the deceased as Krishan Kumar MCPO I, Surinder Kumar MCPO II and A. K. Singh MCPO II.

“Adm R Hari Kumar, CNS and all personnel of Indian Navy extent heartfelt condolences to the families of Krishan Kumar MCPO I, Surinder Kumar MCPO II and A. K. Singh MCPO II, who succumbed to injuries caused by the unfortunate incident on board INS Ranvir on 18 Jan ’22. We fully standby with the families in this difficult time,” the statement said.

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