Navy personnel ‘accidentally’ shoots himself dead at INS Angre

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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.

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“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.