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Indian Defence Minister Explains INS Sindhurakshak Accident to Parliament

Indian Defence Minister Explains INS Sindhurakshak Accident to Parliament The Minister of Defence Mr A K Antony in a Suo Motu statement to the parliament on the accident of the INS Sindhurakshak outlined the incident thus, “There was an unfortunate incident of explosions and fire onboard Indian Navy Submarine INS Sindhurakshak in the intervening night of 13/14 Aug 2013. At the time of incident, the submarine was berthed at the Naval Dockyard, Mumbai. I visited the site on 14 Aug 13, accompanied by the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, to get a first-hand account of the situation, where I was briefed by the Chief of the Naval Staff.Initial assessments indicate that an internal explosion occurred in the forward compartment of the submarine, where ordnance was stored, resulting in further...
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