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Pokhran: City in Rajasthan, India
Pokhran is a city and a municipality located in the Jaisalmer district of the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is a remote location in the Thar Desert region and served as the test site for India's first underground nuclear weapon detonation.


Indian Army test-fires Excalibur ammunition in Pokhran, ammo can penetrate thick slabs of concrete

Pictures from after the firing explicitly show the impact of Excalibur ammunition on targets.
DNA - Published

Pokhran: Soldier dies after battle tank barrel explodes during training exercise

The army will inform the family members of the deceased about the accident. A court of inquiry to probe the matter has been set up.
DNA - Published

Barrel of T-90 battle tank explodes during practice session in Pokhran firing range

The barrel of a T-90 battle tank of the Indian Army exploded during a war exercise session in the Pokhran field firing range in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer district, a defence spokesperson said Thursday...
IndiaTimes - Published

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