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INS Rajput on a three-day visit to Yangon

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INS Rajput at Yangon, Myanmar. An Indian Navy photo/Twitter

VISAKHAPATNAM (PTI): INS Rajput, Indian Navy's frontline guided missile destroyer, had entered Yangon, Myanmar for an Operational Turn around (OTR) from May 11-13.

The ship was given a traditional welcome, according to a Navy release.

Capt RA Shah, Commanding Officer, INS Rajput laid wreath for the martyrs of the First and Second World War at Yangon War cemetery, it said.

During the visit, 35 Indian Naval officers visited the Myanmar Naval Training Command and 35 Myanmar Navy officers and 160 under trainee sea cadets visited the ship and were given a guided tour of the ship, said the release.

The sea cadets interacted with the junior officers of the ship during the visit, it added.

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