Massive fire breaks out at Indian Navy warship

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Massive fire breaks out at Indian Navy warship

MUMBAI: Massive fire breaks out at Indian Navy warship, Indian media has reported.

One person died after a massive fire broke out at an under-construction Navy warship 'Visakhapatnam' at Mazagaon Dockyard on Friday evening.

"A minor fire incident took place on Yard 12704 (Visakhapatnam), the first of class of Project 15 B during grinding operations in tank at MDL today at around 1600 hrs. The fire was brought under control by 1900 Hrs," said Mazagaon Dock Shipbuilding in a release.

"One contract worker unfortunately succumbed possibly due to asphyxia and burn injury and another suffered minor burns.

An enquiry has been constituted to ascertain the cause of fire," it added.