2 Indian Navy Personnel Killed in Kochi Helicopter Hangar Collapse

Initial reports suggest that the collapse was a result of weakened structural integrity.

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Two Indian Navy personnel suffered fatal injuries after a helicopter hangar collapsed in the Southern Naval Command in Kochi, Kerala at around 10 am on Thursday, 27 December.

  • A defence spokesperson confirmed that two navy personnel had died in the naval base accident, PTI reported.
  • Initial reports suggest that the collapse was a result of weakened structural integrity.
  • A court of inquiry has been ordered into the matter, ANI reported.
  • The identities of the deceased personnel have not been revealed by the navy.

(This is a developing story and will be updated with more details)

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