The Indian Navy spokesperson tweeted to clarify, “Noise heard at/off Porbandar Naval Base is of fire crackers.”Panic struck the Porbandar naval base INS Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in Gujarat on Friday as reports of an explosion surfaced. Heavy security was deployed and phone lines seemed jammed but soon all such reports were denied by the Navy. “News of explosion erroneous, it was a fire cracker that exploded near Porbandar naval base,” a Navy spokesperson was quoted by news agency ANI.
The Indian Navy spokesperson tweeted to clarify, “Noise heard at/off Porbandar Naval Base is of fire crackers.”