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Tuesday 13 Feb 2018 12.29 PM

Five killed in fire on ship under repair at Cochin Shipyard  

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Kochi : A fire broke out on a ship under repair at the Cochin Shipyard Limited premises, killing five people, a CSL spokesperson said. Eleven persons trapped inside the ship were evacuated and rushed to various hospitals in the city, the spokesperson said.

Efforts are on to evacuate two more trapped in the ship. "Initial feedback is that there are three casualties... Two more are trapped inside," the spokesperson told PTI. The others are okay, he said.

Reports also said that there were two Keraites among the deceased. Pathanamthitta native Kevin and Ramshad, a vypin native were identified as the victims.

Further details awaited.

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