Accident at training: Three servicemen wounded at the Yavoriv training ground in Lviv region (video)
Crime12:39 Mar. 8, 2016
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Three servicemen wounded at the Yavoriv training ground in Lviv region (video)

The blast happened when one of them picked up an unknown object after shooting drills and it exploded in his hands

Three soldiers are wounded because of the blast at Yavoriv training center. The incident happened, when one of the soldiers, a grenadier of the 24th infantry brigade, picked up an unidentified object at the shooting ground. It exploded in his hands, injuring two more soldiers, standing nearby. All three men are in a hospital, their injuries are not life-threatening. 

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The military unit is conducting an internal investigation. It is known that the servicemen have neglected safety rules. According to preliminary results of the investigation, the exploded object was a part of an anti-tank guided missile.

This is not the first accident at Yavoriv. In May, one soldier died and two more were wounded during the exercises

 

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