Accident at firing range in northern Ukraine: Man dies under armored recovery vehicle

Source : 112 Ukraine

The tragedy took place on January 28
20:27, 28 January 2021

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An accident took place at a firing range in northern Ukraine. Northern Operative Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported that on January 28. 

The tragedy took place on Thursday; at about 9:15 a.m., a serviceman deceased because of the violation of safety regulations. He died as he was ran over by an armored recovery vehicle.

The driver of the vehicle could not make sure that there were no people in sight during the movement. As he began to move, the vehicle ran over the soldier, which caused his death.

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Anatoliy Melnyk, the deceased man, was born in 1981; he and his wife served in the same brigade.

An internal investigation is underway.

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