Ukraine’s National Guard to investigate explosion at proving ground

Source : 112 Ukraine

Also, it is reported the incident to Military Prosecutor’s Office, it will open criminal proceeding
16:20, 5 April 2018

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The National Guard of Ukraine will hold the investigation toward today’s explosion at the proving ground in Kryvy Rih that caused injuries of three officers, one of them is in serious condition. Vadym Holub, the spokesperson of the National Guard claimed this as 112 Ukraine reported.

‘We hold our own investigation. Moreover, we reported to the Military Prosecutor’s Office and it will open criminal proceeding and begin the investigation’, Holub claimed.

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According to him, it is early to announce the reasons of the explosion.

‘I cannot reveal any assumptions but it is most likely that the issue is about some ammunition that was there for some reason. It is too early to draw conclusions as the investigation takes place’, Holub added.

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As we reported three officers of the National Guard of Ukraine blew up by the ammunition at the proving ground of the 17th tank brigade in Kryvy Rih. All of them were hospitalized to the local hospital.

Later the press service of the Interior Ministry specified that the victims are the officers of the National Guard. They aimed to install the targets for the shooting from the sniper fire and blew up at the not placed ammunition. Also, it was specified that the soldiers had no time to get the ammunition as the training was held.

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