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INS Khukri Memorial
INS Khukri Memorial, Diu
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Indian Naval Ship Khukri was a frigate of the Indian Navy. During the India Pakistan War in 1971 she fell prey to three torpedoes fired at her by a Pakistani Submarine. She sank 40 nautical miles off the coast of Diu taking down with her a crew of 18 Officers and 176 sailors. Captain Mahendra Nath Mulla Mahavir Chakra (Post Honour) of the Indian Navy, the then Commanding Officer of the ship, chose to go down with the warship. The heroic act of Captain Mulla and his valiant crew is a shining example of unyielding spirit and indomitable courage glorifying the heist traditions of the Indian Navy. There is an amphitheater just adjoining the memorial.

The memeorial was inaugurated on 15th December, 1999 in memory of the officers and the sailors who chose to go down with the warship INS KHUKRI when it was hit by a salve of three torpedoes fired from PNS Hangor, a Pakistani Submarine on 09/12/1971 during the INDO-PAK war.