Army Officer killed during Drill

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  1. sasi

    sasi Senior Member Senior Member

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    Indian Army: Major Rai killed as bomb goes off during practice - daily.bhaskar.com
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    Lucknow: An Indian Army Major was killed while practicing bomb disposal near Jhansi on Wednesday morning.
    Major Ashish Kumar Rai was practicing at Babina Range, near Jhansi when one of the bombs did not go off. After waiting for some time, Major Rai led a team to inspect the bomb. Unfortunately, the bombwent off as soon as they approached it and Major Rai was killed in the incident.
    Major Rai hailed from Patna, Bihar and was posted at Meerut. He had come to Jhansiin a training camp. His family has been informed about the incident.
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    ...unfortunate...RIP.,
     
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    A grave loss for MOTHER INDIA and its ARMY.......

    REST IN PEACE...........
     
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    Very very unfortunate.

    RIP..
    Condolences to the family.
     
  5. Victor Sierra

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    Rest In Peace the brave soldier. :rip:

    Unit / Regiment?
     
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    Very unfortunate. RIP to Major Rai.
     
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    a very sad and unfortunate event:tsk:!a great loss to our country and to the Indian Army:sad:.R.I.P. Major Ashish Rai:rip::salute:
     
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    This made me very sad, R.I.P Major Rai and may god be with his family.
     
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    R.I.P Major....!! god bless u and your family....
     
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    When a bomb/ shell does not explode, then you have to wait 30 minutes, before the next procedure begins.

    A very unfortunate incident, but it can happen.

    Sad.

    A C of I will establish the cause.

    All bombs of the same LOT will possibly be segregated, inspected by MARS and then declared serviceable/ UNSV.
     
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    RIP to the brave soldier. Hope the others get well soon.
     
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    Rest In Peace..
     
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    RIP :salute:

    JAI HIND
     
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    Major Ashish Kumar Rai was the name of the Officer.

    Major Rai was basically from Patna, Bihar. He was posted in Meerut & came for a training camp in Jhansi.
     
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    Rest in peace sir...:pray:

    condolences to the family, friends...

    Jai Hind. :salute:
     

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