Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra on Thursday condoled the demise of Border Security Force (BSF) jawan Satish Kumar who suffered injuries after the gun exploded at a firing range and died later.
"Governor Kalraj Mishra paid tribute and expressed condolences to the martyrdom of BSF jawan Satish Kumar Chahar, a resident of Agra, during a manoeuvre in Pokhran," a statement said.
He also wished a speedy recovery to the injured soldiers in the accident.
According to BSF officials, the jawans were performing manoeuvres at a firing range in Pokhran village when the barrel of a 105 mm gun exploded at around 12:30 pm.
Kumar was immediately taken to a state hospital where doctors were declared him dead.
( With inputs from ANI )
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