The officer was found in an unconscious state in the single officers accommodation in the early hours of Saturday.

Indian Coast Guard officer dies under mysterious circumstances in KeralaCoast Guard Office, Kochi; By Dr Ajay Balachandran, via Wikimedia Commons
news Sunday, May 15, 2016 - 08:32

An officer of the Indian Coast Guard, who was on Saturday found in an unconscious state at the single officers' accommodation at Southern Naval Command in Kottayam, died at a naval hospital and a probe has been ordered.

A Navy spokesperson said it has ordered an inquiry into the death of 26-year-old Assistant Commandant S Srivatsan, who was undergoing training at Southern Naval command.

The officer was found in an unconscious state in the single officers accommodation in the early hours. He was immediately shifted to the naval hospital, INHS Sanjivani for medical attention.

"In spite of extensive resuscitation measures, the officer could not be revived and was declared 'brought dead'," the spokesperson said.

The officer's parents who live in Chennai have been informed by Naval authorities.

"The case is being investigated by the harbour terminus police station.Navy has ordered a inquiry into the incident," he added.

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