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Indian sailor found hanging aboard Navy ship

Last Updated: Saturday, February 23, 2013 - 22:56

Mumbai: An Indian Navy Sailor was found hanging onboard warship INS Delhi here, prompting the Navy to set up a board of inquiry.

Abhishek Kumar Kushwaha was found hanging by a baggage chain, a defence release here said.

The Principal Medical Officer onboard the ship administered first aid and the sailor was subsequently transferred to INHS Asvini by 08:50 PM where he was declared brought dead.

The Sailor hailed from Uttar Pradesh and had reported to the ship after a 32-day leave.

His family members at Ballia have been informed, the release said, adding that Board of Inquiry has been ordered.


First Published: Saturday, February 23, 2013 - 21:20

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