Two sappers dead, five injured during munitions disposal routine in Kharkiv region (Updated)

18:45, 15 November 2019
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During the disposal of munitions at the premises of a military warehouse in Balaklia, Kharkiv region, two soldiers were killed and another five were injured, says the press service of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, according to the updated data.

"According to updated information from the Central Artillery Ammunition Base, unfortunately, two military sappers sustained deadly injuries," the report said.

The five servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine have been rushed to local hospitals.

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According to the updated information, one of the wounded is in critical condition.

The Armed Forces Command expresses its sincere condolences to the families of the fallen soldiers.

As UNIAN reported, today, November 15, sappers were disposing of non-transportable munitions.

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