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Friday, February 13, 2015

India will use the sunken submarine Sindhurakshak for diver training

INS SindhurakshakThe sunken diesel-electric submarine Sindhurakshak will be used for the preparation of Indian Navy’s divers. This was reported by the TV channel NDTV.

This submarine, which they brought to the surface, “will likely be sunk to the bottom of the sea once again”. This will be done to practice rescue operations, as well as mine clearance techniques.

The submarine Sindhurakshak sank in the port of Mumbai in western India after an onboard explosion on August 14, 2013. The Ministry of Defense has acknowledged that the cause of the accident was crew error while loading torpedoes, which caused them to detonate.

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