Two military sappers died as result of shells' explosions in Balakliya, - General Staff

Four Armed Forces servicemen were injured
17:59, 15 November 2019

Two military sappers sustained fatal injuries as a result of explosions of shells in Balakliya. The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reports that.

“According to information from the duty of the Central artillery ammunition supply base, unfortunately, two military sappers were killed,” the message says.

The four previously mentioned military of the Armed Forces are in the medical institutions. According to doctors, three of the wounded are in serious condition, one of moderate severity.

“The command of the Armed forces of Ukraine expresses sincere condolences to the families of the dead soldiers.  Injured soldiers are promptly provided with full professional medical care in medical institutions,” reads the message.

Related: Fire in Balakliya: situation is controlled, territory inspected by foot patrols

It is also reported that no new explosions in the technical area were spotted from 3:13 PM Friday.

As we reported earlier, the explosions took place near the Balakliya ammunition depot. Head of Communication Department of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Bohdan Senyk stated that the planned works of the deminers on the clearance of the territory take place.

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