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Air Force UAV crashes in Kathua
JAMMU, Aug 11: An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) of the Indian Air Force crashed in Kathua district under mysterious circumstances after its lost contact with the radar early today.

The UAV crashed near Ladol village of Chadwal belt in the district.

“We were informed by IAF authorities that its UAV has lost contact with radar in Kathua belt. We immediately launched a search for it,” Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Kathua, Mohammad Suleman Choudhary said.

During the search, the UAV was found near village Ladol of Chadwal belt in Rajbagh tehsil of the district, he said.

An IAF team is probing the reason behind the crash, he said.

The IAF has ordered an inquiry into the crash.

However, no casualties or injuries have been reported.

A police team of Rajbagh police station and a team of Air Force personnel reached on the accident spot and seized the remains of UAV, which caught fire after the crash.

Meanwhile, the police have also launched a probe into the matter.

News Updated at : Saturday, August 12, 2017
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