Explosion occurs at firing range in Ukraine's Rivne region, 19-year-old soldier wounded

Source : 112 Ukraine

The police and the bomb squad work at the site
18:34, 20 November 2018

The explosion took place on November 20 at Rivne general military firing range, and a 19-year-old soldier was wounded in the result of the incident, as the police of the region reported.

“Preliminary, a military hardware column stopped to check the vehicle during the training. Unidentified item exploded at the same time near one of the vehicles,” the message said.

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The injured soldier got shrapnel wounds of the forearm; he was sent to the military hospital.

The police and the bomb squad work at the site.

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It is known that a contractor of 30th Konstanty Ostrogski Mechanized Brigade located in Novohrad-Volynsky, Zhytomyr region, was injured. There is no threat to his health as the brigade reported on Facebook.

On July 6, a dreadful incident occurred in Rivne region, Ukrainian army servicemen were deadly wounded. The accident 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.

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Besides, three Ukrainian soldiers got injured as a result of a Molot mortar explosion at a military unit in Donbas conflict zone in September 2018.

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