Smoke on INS Sindhuratna off Mumbai coast, five sailors injured

Mumbai, Feb 26: Five sailors were injured and two officers are missing after an accident on board the Indian Navy submarine INS Sindhuratna off the Mumbai coast this morning.

The submarine is headed back to the shore after it was forced to surface when smoke was detected on board.

The INS Sindhuratna was being sea tested after a refit, about 40 to 50 km off the Mumbai coast when the smoke was detected.

Further details are awaited. (ANI)