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Mumbai: Navy personnel shoots himself with service gun, dies, investigation begins

Mumbai: A 25-year-old Indian Navy sailor allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle on board a ship at Mumbai port. An officer gave this information on Sunday. “The incident took place on the naval warship on Saturday afternoon and the Navy has ordered an inquiry into the incident,” the official said.

“The sailor went to a chamber on the ship and allegedly shot himself. He died on the spot. “The exact reason behind the suicide is still unknown, but the police suspect that the sailor may have taken this step due to some domestic issues,” the officer said.

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He said that a case of accidental death has been registered. When contacted, a Navy spokesperson said that an inquiry has been ordered into the incident.

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