Mumbai: As a result of fire that broke out in one of the security boats, two security boats of the Indian Navy, which are used for patrolling of Mumbai waters, today sank at the naval dockyard. Navy sources told that there was no loss of life or collateral damage to other naval assets in the harbour and that a board of inquiry has been ordered into the incident.
One of the officials said “During the fire fighting, two boats suffered damages and ingress of water and are submerged in shallow waters inside the naval harbour area. Efforts are in progress to salvage the boats. The he boats are small in size and are immediate support vessels.”