Mumbai: A Navy personnel accidentally shot himself dead on Thursday at INS Angre, police said. 25-year-old Akhilesh Yadav was on duty when the incident occurred.
The Mumbai Police said Yadav shot himself with his rifle at the naval facility.
“He was rushed to INHS Asvini but was declared brought dead,” the police said in a statement, adding that an ‘Accidental Death Report’ has been registered by the Colaba Police. INHS Asvini is a naval hospital.
An investigation has been launched into the incident by the police. Naval authorities are also investigating the matter.
Police said the Navy personnel was found with a bullet injury at his duty post.