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Body of Indian Navy sailor recovered off TN coast

Press Trust of India  |  Rameswaram(TN) 

The body of a 27-year-old sailor, who slipped and fell into the sea off coast, was recovered some five nautical miles off Jegadapattinam in district, intelligence bureau officials here said.

Ramprakash, a Grade-II sailor, was sailing INS Car Nicobar on Wednesday night when he fell off the patrol vessel between Thondi and Jegadapattinam, they said.

A search involving ships of the and was launched to trace the

His body was found last night, about five nautical miles off Jegadapattinam coast, IB officials said.

The mortal remains of the were taken to Chennai.

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First Published: Sat, June 09 2018. 14:40 IST