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Indian Army’s 3 missiles misfire during exercise in Rajasthan’s Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer, March 25, 2023 (PPI-OT): Three missiles of the Indian Army misfired during an exercise in Jaisalmer district of the Indian state of Rajasthan. The firing exercise was being held at the Pokhran field firing range when the three surface-to-air missiles were misfired due to a technical glitch.

The three missiles went out of range and hit the fields in different villages, causing loud explosions. However, no loss of life or property was reported. Indian Defence spokesperson Lt Col Amitabh Sharma said the missiles were misfired during a military exercise. An investigation has been initiated and further action will be taken accordingly.

Media reports said the debris of two of the misfired missiles were recovered but authorities are yet to find the third one. The missiles of range between 10 to 25 kilometres were being test fired by experts in the Army but deviated from their paths due to a technical fault, the reports said.

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