Four soldiers killed in training exercise accident in Chernihiv Oblast
SBU is investigating after the deadly detonation of an explosive device (Photo:Wikipedia)
Four Ukrainian soldiers were killed in a training exercise after the detonation of an explosive at the 169th training center in Desna, Chernihiv Oblast, the State Bureau of Investigation (SBU) reported on Telegram on March 20.
The incident took place during a standard gunnery training exercise.
SBU officers were immediately called to the scene to conduct an inspection and collect all relevant evidence.
The bodies of four servicemen were taken to the Chernihiv Regional Bureau of Forensic Medicine for forensic examination.
Criminal proceedings have been initiated under Article 414 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (violation of the rules for handling weapons).
The Desna specialized prosecutor’s office is carrying out procedural management of the preliminary investigation.
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