Wednesday 19 Dec, 2018

Huge explosion in a ship in Kochi, Five persons killed and 15 injured

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Kochi: Five persons were killed in an explosion occurred on a ship in Cochin Shipyard. Two of them are Malayalees. The deceased have been identified as Ramshad of Vaibhav, and Kevin from Pathanamthitta. Fifteen people were injured.

The ONGC ships in Sagar Bhushan, repairing the shipments, exploded. The incident happened on Tuesday morning. More ambulances and fire tenders are coming to the spot. Four bodies have been kept at the Medical Trust Hospital.

The primary information is that the water tanker of the ship was exploding. Workers were injured during the repair work. Five of them were seriously injured. Eight persons reached the Medical Trust hospital.

City Police Commissioner has arrived in the shipyard. Coordination of activities to provide relief and medical aid are also launched in the site.

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