Explosion in Indian Army Pokhran Range, 2 soldiers killed, injured

Explosion in Indian Army Pokhran Range, 2 soldiers killed, injured
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NEW DELHI - An ammunition explosion has been reported in Indian Army Pokhran Camp. An Army jawan died and another received severe injuries in Rajasthan’s Pokhran firing range when some ammunition exploded, army sources said.

The jawans were trying to destroy the ammunitions which did not explode when fired from a few rocket launchers, they said.

A jawan was killed and another injured in the incident which took place at around 4 pm, the sources said.

The cause of the explosion appears to be malfunctioning of the ammunition, they said, adding a probe has been ordered into the incident.

The jawan who died was from 14 Engineering regiment.

New Delhi