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Army Major dies during training exercise in Rajasthan

Jaipur: A 32-year-old Army Major died in a mishap during a training exercise in western sector, near the Indo-Pak border in Rajasthan.

Major Dhruv Yadav belonged to the Armoured Unit which was engaged in a routine training exercise near Pokhran in Jaisalmer district for past some days, Defence Spokesperson (Rajasthan) Lt Col Manish Ojha said.

“Last night, during the exercise, he died following an accident,” he said without elaborating.

“An inquiry has been ordered into the incident,” Ojha added.

Yadav, who was from Gurgaon in Haryana, is survived by his wife.

PTI

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