Navy orders board of inquiry into death of woman Agniveer trainee in Mumbai

New Delhi, Dec 1 (PTI) The Navy has ordered a high-level probe into the death of a woman Agniveer trainee at a naval facility in Mumbai with Navy Chief Admiral R Hari Kumar describing the incident as "unfortunate".
    The 20-year-old woman from Kerala, undergoing Naval training at INS Hamla in Mumbai, allegedly committed suicide on Monday.
    "It is an unfortunate incident. We have taken note of it. A Board of Inquiry (BoI) has been ordered into it," Admiral Kumar said at a media briefing.
    He was replying to a question on the incident.
    The deceased was identified as Aparna V Nair.
    Officials said initial indications suggested that she ended her life due to personal reasons.
    The Navy Chief said several measures are being taken to address stress-related issues among naval personnel.
    The measures, he said, included appointment of psychologists in various units.

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