EX-20180213-61833-IND – Explosion – India – Asia

At least five people were killed and 15 others injured in an explosion onboard Sagar Bhushan, a vessel owned by the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), at the Cochin Shipyard on Tuesday. "All trapped inside the ship have been rescued," said Kochi city police commissioner M P Dinesh. Speaking to the media, the officer said: "The death toll from the blast includes some who apparently choked on the smoke after the explosion. "A probe has been ordered," Dinesh said. The exploratory drill ship of the public sector firm was berthed at the yard for repair and maintenance. The blast took place ...

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