The mighty Indian Navy Ship INS Shivalik reported a fire that broke out on board, at the Visakhapatnam Naval Dockyard.
Yesterday, fire broke out on board the mighty Indian Navy Ship INS Shivalik while it was docked at Visakhapatnam Naval Dockyard. The stealth frigate was under a state of much alarm as the fire could be extinguished only after six hours. The location of the fire break out was found to be one of the store rooms.
As per NEWS18 – “The fire broke out this evening in the stationery materials compartment, while the war ship was anchored for periodic maintenance, they said.”
A probe and inquiry by Indian Navy officials has already been put underway as per news reports by Scroll.in. The said ship of Indian Navy INS Shivalik has thankfully reported no loss of life or casualties and no loss or damage to materials.
About INS Shivalik – 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. She was built at the Mazgaon Dock Limited in Mumbai. Construction of the vessel began in 2001 and was completed by 2009 and she was commissioned on 29th April 2010.