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Three injured on Rivne firing site in critical condition

The other six have wounds of different damage levels, some – of a mild level
18:40, 6 July 2018

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The injured as a result of a mortar launchers explosion in Rivne region were evacuated in a local hospital, three of them were sent to Lviv by helicopters, as Valery Chernobryvets, the Deputy Head of Rivne military hospital, Colonel of medical service, informed, Rivne 1 informs.

“Three of them are in a medium-serious and serious condition. The nature of the injuries is minefield. Each had his nuances. The other six have wounds of different damage levels, some – of a mild level,” he stated.

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Besides, the Colonel noted that after the injured received the medical assistance, it was decided to evacuate those who need the higher level of medical service. For now, they have arranged the evacuation to Rivne airport, form where the victims will be transferred to Lviv.

The teams of the Military Medical Clinical Centre are waiting for them there.

“Their lives are beyond danger, yet the condition remains critical,” Chernobryvets noted.

Related: Tragedy at firing range in Rivne region: Poroshenko temporarily bans use of Molot mortars

As we reported earlier, a dreadful incident occurred in Rivne region, northern Ukraine, with three Ukrainian army servicemen killed and nine more wounded. According to Ivan Arefyev, the head of the press center of the Armed Forces HQ, the accident occurred at about 6 a.m. The tragedy occurred during the tactical exercise on the firing range in Rivne region, where three soldiers deceased and nine suffered wounds of various degrees of severity.

Later, the Defense Ministry specified that the death toll climbed to four. The authority confirmed that the reason was the violation of safety measures. According to Hennadiy Moskal, Zakarpattia region governor, the deceased men served with the 128th Detached Mountain Infantry Brigade; another four sustained wounds, he said.

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