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Explosion in US warship injures 21, including personnel;-otgnewsupdate

Monday, July 13, 2020

Explosion in US warship injures 21, including personnel;-otgnewsupdate


CALIFORNIA: A fire broke out in a US Navy warship parked at a naval base in the US city of San Diego, injuring 21 people, including personnel.

According to the International News Agency, a powerful explosion took place in a US warship at a base in California, after which the ship caught fire. A rapidly spreading fire engulfed part of the ship. The nature and cause of the blast could not be ascertained.

As soon as the blast was heard, rescue agencies were mobilized and fire brigade personnel managed to put out the blaze after an hour-long struggle. Twenty-one wounded have been taken to hospital, including 17 U.S. Navy personnel, and three are in critical condition.


A U.S. Navy spokesman told the media that the ship was being repaired at a naval base when a sudden explosion occurred. No casualties were reported but 21 personnel and civilians were injured. An inquiry committee has been formed to determine the cause of the accident


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