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Fire on-board warship INS Shivalik; no casualty or damage

Press Trust of India  |  Visakhapatnam 

A minor fire broke out on- board warship INS here this evening during work but no casualty or damage was reported.

The fire broke out in the stationery compartment of the stealth warship at the naval dockyard, a for the (ENC) told

The ENC is headquartered in this city.

The vessel was anchored at the dockyard for periodic maintenance, he said.

"Sparks flew while works were going on, igniting the fire. But it was very minor inside the stationery compartment and the fire was extinguished within a short time.

"There was no damage to property or injuries to any person," the said.

An inquiry has been ordered into the incident, he added.

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 22:10 IST