Mangaluru: Mangaluru police today got involved in a shootout with members of the notorious Chaddi Gang, who were allegedly involved in a recent robbery in the city.

The incident took place in Padupanamburu on the outskirts of Mangaluru.

According to the police, the confrontation occurred when the robbers attacked officers in an attempt to escape custody. In response, the police opened fire in self-defense.

The robbers, who were arrested in Sakaleshpur the previous day, were identified as key suspects in the robbery case.

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Commissioner of Police Anupam Agarwal reported that the shootout ensued after an Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) was attacked by the two men. The police then shot the robbers in the legs to prevent their escape.

As a result of the shootout, two policemen sustained injuries and were immediately admitted to the hospital. The injured robbers were also hospitalized with gunshot wounds to their legs.

Senior police officials have visited the scene to assess the situation.

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Mumbai, Jul 22: A sailor is missing after fire broke out aboard the Navy's multi-role frigate INS Brahmaputra in Mumbai dockyard, an official said on Monday, adding the ship is now resting on the side.

“A fire had broken out on board Indian Naval Ship Brahmaputra, a multi-role frigate, on the evening of July 21 while she was undergoing refit at Naval Dockyard Mumbai,” an official release said.

“The fire was brought under control by the ship’s crew with the assistance of fire fighters from the dockyard and other ships in harbour, by the morning of July 22. Further follow-on actions including sanitisation checks for assessment of residual risk of fire were carried out,” it said.

In the afternoon on Monday, the ship experienced severe listing to one side (port side), the release said. “Despite all efforts, the ship could not be brought to the upright position. The ship continued to list further alongside her berth and is presently resting on one side,” it added.

“All the personnel have been accounted for except one junior sailor, for whom the search is in progress. An inquiry has been ordered by the Indian Navy to investigate the accident,” the release said.