New Delhi (CNN) — Navy divers have recovered five bodies so far from an Indian navy submarine that exploded and sank in Mumbai this week, authorities said Saturday.
The Indian government warned that there was almost no hope of finding any survivors among the 13 other sailors who were in the submarine when it was hit by the unexplained blast at a naval dockyard early Wednesday.
Navy divers searching the trapped submarine for three days have recovered five bodies so far.
Their task has been complicated by poor visibility inside the stricken submarine’s passageways, which are full of oily, muddy water and wreckage. Adding to their difficulties, the