The Times of India reports that an Indian Navy sailor has died following a recent explosion on a nuclear-powered submarine undergoing construction.
The incident occurred at the Ship Building Centre in Vishakhapatnam on April 1. An onboard high-pressure air system (HPAS) reportedly suffered material failure during testing, which then led to the explosion.
The sailor, identified as 26-year-old Paramajit Singh, was rushed to hospital following the explosion but later succumbed to his injuries.
The navy has been ordered by a board of inquiry to conduct an investigation into the incident.
Navy officials have not disclosed the name of the submarine due to operational security concerns.
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