A 23-year-old personnel associated with the Indian Navy lost his life on sustaining grievous injuries on a frontline missile frigate in the middle of operations at sea, officials declared on Sunday.
The victim, Mohit, was a Hull Artificer 4. He was reportedly deployed on the guided missile frigate dubbed INS Brahmaputra. The accident happened on Saturday.
In an ill-fated accident on 8 April, while at sea, Mohit succumbed to serious injuries on INS Brahmaputra in the middle of operations at sea, a senior Navy official mentioned.
He said a board of inquiry had been ordered to examine the cause.
The Hull Artificer 4 is a rank equivalent to that of the Petty Officer.
The detail of the accident is not yet known.
Admiral R Hari Kumar, Chief of Navy Staff, and personnel of the Navy reportedly paid their tributes to Mohit.
Reference: The Times of India, Hindustan Times
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