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Sailor killed, two others injured in submarine fire

india Updated: Feb 27, 2010 10:56 IST

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A sailor was killed and two others were injured after a fire broke out in a submarine at Naval Dockyard in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam city on Saturday, police said.

However, no case has been registered in this regard, they said, adding that a formal complaint was awaited from the Navy.

According to the police, a 24-year-old sailor died and two others suffered burn injuries in the fire in the Sindhurakshak submarine in the shipbuilding centre of the naval dockyard.

It is still not clear how the fire broke out and how many sailors or workers were engaged in work on the submarine when the incident happened, police said.