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Two Army Personnel Killed in Tank Barrel Burst

Two Army Personnel Killed in Tank Barrel Burst

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NEW DELHI, Oct 7: Two Army personnel were killed after the barrel of a T-90 tank burst during the annual firing exercise at Babina Field Firing Ranges near Jhansi.

“During the annual firing at Babina Field Firing Ranges on October 06, a tank barrel burst took place. The crew was provided immediate medical aid and evacuated to Military Hospital Babina,” the Army said in a statement on Friday.

“The Commander and the Gunner unfortunately succumbed to burn injuries. The Driver is out of danger and is under treatment.” The tank was manned by a crew of three personnel. The incident is under further investigation, the statement added.

(Manas Dasgupta)

 

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