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2 Navy officers killed in helicopter hangar collapse at Kochi Naval base

A court of inquiry has been ordered into the matter.

SNS | New Delhi |

In a freak accident, two Navy personnel in the Kochi Naval base died after the door of a helicopter hangar fell on them on Thursday morning.

According to news agency ANI, the incident occurred at Southern Naval Command in Kerala’s Kochi.

Initial reports suggest that the collapse was a result of weakened structural integrity.

The two personnel were Chief Petty Officers.

A court of inquiry has been ordered into the matter. Further details are awaited.