Fire on INS Shivalik, no damage reported

According to officials, the fire broke in a store compartment, and was controlled in time.

Published: 11th January 2018 01:12 AM  |   Last Updated: 11th January 2018 01:12 AM   |  A+A-

INS Shivalik demonstrating anti-air machine gun firing. (EPS file photo)

By IANS

VISAKHAPATNAM:  A fire broke onboard Indian Navy's stealth frigate INS Shivalik, but there was no major damage or any casualty, Navy officials said.

According to officials, the fire broke in a store compartment, and was controlled in time.

"It was a minor incident, there has been no damage to men or material," an official said.

A Board of Inquiry has been ordered in the incident.

The lead ship of her class of stealth multi-role frigates built for the Indian Navy, INS Shivalik is the first stealth warship built by India.

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