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Two Indian sailors killed as ship in Yemen catches fire: Sushma Swaraj


New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday said two Indian sailors have died and three injured due to a fire in a vessel in Yemen.

File photo of Sushma Swaraj. PTI

File photo of Sushma Swaraj. PTI

Sharing the tragic news on social media platform Twitter, the minister expressed her condolences to the bereaved families. "We have lost two Indian sailors Mahesh Kumar Rajagopal and Deepu Lathika Mohan due to fire in a vessel Al Sadaa. My condolences," she tweeted.

The minister said the injured have been admitted to a hospital in Salalah, Oman.

"The three injured have been admitted in a hospital in Salalah, Oman. Our missions in Djibouti and Oman are providing all assistance," she added.

IANS

First Published On : Mar 7, 2016 17:08 IST

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