Ukrainian soldier shoots another serviceman in Donbas by accident

14:55, 03 April 2017
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A Ukrainian soldier has shot another serviceman in the Donbas conflict zone as a result of careless handling of weapons, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

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"A serviceman has shot another soldier today in a military unit whose personnel are carrying out combat missions in the ATO zone. According to preliminary reports, the tragedy occurred due to careless handling of weapons," it said in a report on Facebook on Monday, April 3.

"The circumstances of the event are being clarified. Representatives of the military law enforcement service, the military prosecutor's office and the National Police are working on the scene," the ATO HQ said.

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