India Army’s UAV crashes near LoC in Rajouri

An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) of the Indian army, which was on a training sortie, crashed near the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowshera area of Rajouri district on Monday.

Defence sources said that the UAV crashed near Rajal village of Nowshera around 1.45 pm. The Army has ordered a Court of Inquiry (CoI) to inquire in to the circumstances leading to the crash of the UAV in thickly populated area.

According to Ministry of Defence spokesperson in Jammu, “the UAV was on a training sortie when it suddenly developed some technical snag and crashed in Rajal village in border district of Jammu.

The Defence spokesman also clarified that no loss of life or property was reported in the crash.

Defence spokesman said, a CoI has been ordered to find out the exact details related to the crash.

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