Missing Indonesian Submarine : Indian Navy joins search and rescue of Indonesian submarine with 53 on board

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New Delhi, Apr 22 : Indian Navy’s deep submergence rescue vessel on Thursday left Visakhapatnam to join search and rescue efforts for missing Indonesian submarine KRI Nanggala-402, with 53 sailors on board.

The submarine became untraceable in on Wednesday when it was around 60 miles away from Bali.

“Deep Submergence Rescue Vessel (DSRV) departed from #Visakhapatnam to support #IndonesianNavy in Search & Rescue efforts for #KRINanggala.In this moment of crisis our prayers are with the

@_TNIAL,” spokesperson of the Navy said in a tweet.

The Indonesian Navy noted that it lost contact with the submarine, which was officially inducted in 1981, while it was preparing to join a torpedo drill scheduled for Thursday.

UNIINDIA

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