Five killed, three injured in fire incident onboard a ship

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    Kochi, Feb 13 : In a tragic incident, five labourers were killed and three others injured when a fire broke out on-board Sagar Bhushan, a ship owned by the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), which was undergoing repair works at the Cochin Shipyard here on Tuesday.

    According to police sources, the incident took place when the workers were engaged in the water tank of the ship.

    The exploratory drill ship of the ONGC was berthed at the yard for its maintenance and repairing, the sources added.

    UNI