One soldier killed, five injured in accident at training ground in Kyiv region

15:40, 04 August 2017
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One serviceman was killed and another five were injured at the training ground in Kyiv region on Friday during the shooting exercises as a result of artillery ammunition blast, the press service of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine has reported.

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"At about 11:00 on August 4, one serviceman was killed and another five received injuries of varying severity at the training ground in Kyiv region during the shooting exercises as a result of artillery ammunition blast," the press service wrote on Facebook.

Read alsoMilitants shell Ukraine forces 21 times in last day – ATO HQThose wounded received emergency medical treatment and were evacuated to a medical facility. The commission and representatives of law enforcement agencies are working on the scene to establish the cause and circumstances of the incident.

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