India's prime minister says the 18 sailors on board a navy submarine are feared to have lost their lives in an explosion and fire.
A man watches Indian Navy submarine INS Sindhurakshak on fire, Mumbai, August 14, 2013.
The night sky is lit up as a fire burns aboard the INS Sindhurakshak, an Indian Navy kilo class submarine, Mumbai, August 14, 2013.
India’s navy chief, Admiral D.K. Joshi, left standing and Defense Minister A.K. Antony, center sitting, gesture during a press conference after an Indian navy submarine caught fire and sank in Mumbai, August 14, 2013.
Ships ride at anchors at a naval dockyard where a submarine caught fire and sank after an explosion early Wednesday in Mumbai, August 14, 2013.