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    Blast Hits India's Largest Cochin Shipyard, Kills 5 People - Reports

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    NEW DELHI (Sputnik) - An explosion hit India's largest Cochin Shipyard in the state of Kerala, at least five people were killed, the NDTV broadcaster reported Tuesday.

    The blat reportedly occurred on a drilling vessel Sagar Bhushan of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC).

    According to the ANI news agency, the police and fire brigades are working at the scene, while the fire has been brought under control.

    At least 11 people have reportedly been injured, while two people have been reportedly trapped in the ship.

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