“The emergency happened in one of the military units the personnel of which carries out military tasks in the Donbas conflict zone. According to the preliminary information, as a result of negligent handling of the weapon, a serviceman wounded a fellow soldier,” the HQ informs.
The injured was given first-aid and evacuated to a military hospital, but his life couldn’t be saved.
The details and circumstance of the emergency are being studied by the Ukrainian Military Police.
A criminal proceeding was opened on the case and the investigation is underway.
According to the media, the incident occurred in Maryinka, Donetsk region.