San Diego : In a major fire and explosion broke out on Sunday in the United State (US). The US Navy warship that was docked in San Diego caused heavy damaged, at least 21 people were injured, said an official.
Today, we suffered a terrible tragedy aboard USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) when a fire broke out aboard the ship while in port San Diego. At this point, 17 Sailors and four civilians are being treated for non-life threatening injuries at a local hospital. 1/2
— USNavyCNO (@USNavyCNO) July 12, 2020
The ship, the U.S.S Bonhomme Richard, had been docked at the U.S naval base when a fire was reported at 8:30 a.m in a lower cargo hold that is used for vehicle storage.
About 160 sailors were aboard the ship, 17 sailors and four civilians were injured.