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02:23 PM, April 26, 2019

A fire which broke out on Friday aboard the Indian aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya at Karwar harbour in Karnataka claimed the life of an officer.

"The incident occurred when the carrier was entering the Karwar harbour. The fire was brought under control but the officer who led the firefight suffered loss of consciousness and could not be revived," said the Indian Navy in a statement, according to a report by Sputnik.

The Navy has reportedly called a Board of Inquiry to investigate the incident.

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