Mumbai: 25-year-old Navy sailor found dead at duty post with bullet injury

On Thursday evening, a 25-year-old sailor of the Navy, identified as Akhilesh Yadav, was found dead with a bullet injury to his head.

According to Indian Express, Yadav, who was posted on security duty at INS Angre, was rushed to INHS Asvini, a military hospital, where he was declared dead on arrival. The bullet which fatally injured him was shot from his own service rifle.

A 25-year-old Navy sailor died due to a bullet injury at naval station INS Angre in south Mumbai on Thursday, a defence statement said. The bullet was fired from his service rifle, but the statement did not specify if it was a case of accidental firing or something else. Colaba police and naval authorities are investigating the matter further, the statement added.

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