: Deadly military exercise
Society17:19 May. 6, 2016

Deadly military exercise

One soldier killed, two other wounded during training gone wrong

One Ukrainian soldier died and two were wounded during the military drills in western Ukraine on May 5.

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The country's Ministry of Defence reported the casualty was caused by an accidental blast of a projectile. After the servicemen finished their artillery training, the shell unexpectedly exploded.

The wounded were sent to a military hospital.

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