Explosion at India’s Cochin shipyard

Baku, February 13, AZERTAC

Four people were said to kill on Tuesday in a fire incident due to an explosion at Cochin shipyard, according to ANI News.

The blast took place in an under repair Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) drilling ship, which was in dry docks.

At least three persons were also injured in the incident.

After explosion, police and Naval fire tenders immediately rushed to the yard to douse the fire.

At the time of filing this report, the fire was under control.

Nitin Gadkari, the Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India has expressed his condolences for the deceased.

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