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Barrel of T-90 battle tank explodes during practice session in Pokhran firing range

Defence spokesperson Colonel Sombit Ghosh said the incident took place on Wednesday when the barrel of the tank exploded with a huge bang. However, no loss of life was reported, he said.

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Jaipur Published on: August 29, 2019 17:45 IST
Barrel of T-90 battle tank explodes during practice session
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Barrel of T-90 battle tank explodes during practice session in Pokhran firing range

 The barrel of a T-90 battle tank of the Indian Army exploded during a war exercise session in the Pokhran field firing range in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer district, a defence spokesperson said Thursday.

Defence spokesperson Colonel Sombit Ghosh said the incident took place on Wednesday when the barrel of the tank exploded with a huge bang.

However, no loss of life was reported, he said.

Colonel Ghosh said a court of inquiry has been ordered in the matter.

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