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Indian Army`s UAV crashes near LoC in Kashmir

An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle of the Indian Army crashed near the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday.

ANI| Updated: Oct 29, 2013, 13:42 PM IST

Naushera: An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) of the Indian Army crashed near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday.

Media reports said the UAV, which was on a routine training sortie, crashed near Rajal village of Nowshera area in the state`s Rajouri District on Monday afternoon.

An investigation has been ordered into the crash and will be conducted by a special team of the Army.

"An unmanned aircraft crashed near Rajal village. This area has a lot of villagers, however no casualties have been reported and everyone is safe. A police party is present at the site and the Army`s concerned authority will come here to further investigate," said Additional Superintendent of Police Ravindra Sharma.

A detailed probe into the incident has been ordered, he added.