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Mumbai boats warned off for Navy firing exercise

Authorities have alerted boats to keep away from danger areas at three harbour landmarks in Mumbai on January 3.

india Updated: Dec 29, 2006 23:30 IST

Authorities have warned boats and fishing vessels to keep away from danger areas on January 3 when Navy guns located at three harbour landmarksin Mumbaiwill be engaged in a firing exercise.

The guns located at Mumbai harbour's Middle Ground, Oyster Rock and Colaba Point, would be firing from 8 am to 1 pm on January 3, it was officially stated in Mumbai.

The danger area for Middle Ground and Oyster Rock firing is the seaward area east of Middle Ground and south of Oyster Rock up to 12 kilometres.

For Colaba Point, it extends southwest and northwest of the location up to 22 kms.

First Published: Dec 29, 2006 23:27 IST