« Back to articlePrint this article

Missile misfired during army exercise in Rajasthan; no loss of life reported

March 24, 2023 22:21 IST

A missile was misfired during a firing exercise by the army in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer.

Image used for representational purpose only. Photograph: ANI Photo

The annual exercise of a unit was going on at the Pokran field firing range when the incident occurred. However, no loss of life or property was reported.

"A case of Missile misfire was reported while a unit was undertaking its annual field firing today," a defence spokesperson said.


He said the missile detonated safely. However, the debris fell in the adjoining fields.

"No damage rendered to any personnel and property. Issue is being investigated," he added.

© Copyright 2023 PTI. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PTI content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent.