IAF plane to bring back bodies of dead sailors

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Port Blair (Andaman Islands), Feb.2 :An Indian Air Force AN-2 transport aircraft will bring back the dead bodies of the five ailors from Port Blair to Vishakhapatnam.

The deceased sailors have been identified as KVR Krishna Rao, DR umar Chaitanya, Ramesh Kumar Nayak, Deepak Shivran, and Narendra adav, all members of the repair team. They were killed on Friday ight on board warship INS 'Jalashwa', after inadvertently nhaling hydrogen sulphide gas, leaking from one of the ompartments of the vessel.

Lt. Cdr. Sweth Gupta, Lt Ruchir Prasad and electrician Yatish awar were the three critically injured during the naval exercise n the Bay of Bengal on Friday. There are also being airlifted or emergency medical treatment.

ANI

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