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December 06, 2016
Two Indian sailors die as warship tips over in Mumbai dockyard
Mumbai (AFP) Dec 5, 2016
Two Indian sailors died when a warship tipped over while undocking in Mumbai on Monday, an official said, the latest deadly accident to hit the navy in recent years. Fourteen other personnel received minor injuries and were taken to hospital following the incident, Commander Rahul Sinha, a spokesman for India's navy, said in a statement. "At about 1:50 pm (0820 GMT) today INS Betwa, a frigate of the Indian navy was in the process of undocking in naval dockyard when she slipped from her dock bloc ... read more

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