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Navy sailor commits suicide on INS Rana in Visakhapatnam

A 21-year-old Junior Sailor Allegedly Committed Suicide By Shooting Himself With His Service Weapon When He Was On Duty Aboard Indian Warship INS Rana In Visakhapatnam, Navy Officials Said.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Gautam Lalotra | Updated on: 01 Jun 2017, 12:13:43 PM

New Delhi:

A 21-year-old junior sailor allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service weapon when he was on duty aboard Indian warship INS Rana in Visakhapatnam, Navy officials said.

The deceased Vilas Yadav, resident of Bhind in Madhya Pradesh, committed suicide early this morning at the Indian warship INS Rana stationed at the Naval dockyard. He was working at the electrical wing of the ship.

Vilas was immediately rushed to a local naval hospital where the doctors declared him brought dead, Navy sources said.

His family and local police have been informed of this unfortunate incident, they said, adding a board of inquiry is being ordered to investigate into the incident.


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First Published : 01 Jun 2017, 12:02:00 PM

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