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4 Army jawans killed in Pokhran firing range blast

Four army jawans were killed in a blast at a firing range in Pokhran in Rajasthan last night.

india Updated: Mar 15, 2010 16:11 IST

The incident occurred when the troops were firing 81 mm mortars and one of the shells exploded, killing the four jawans at the range, about 40 km from here, army sources said on Monday.

The army has ordered a probe into the reasons behind the accident, they said in New Delhi.