During the training and tactical range practice in the Sunzhensky district of Ingushetia (a North Caucasian republic), five servicemen were wounded, a source in the Joint Group of Forces told RIA Novosti.
According to the source, the training and tactical range practice was held yesterday evening by servicemen from the mortar platoon of one of the units of the Defence Ministry, deployed not far from the village of Dattykh. In the course of the exercises one of the shot shells blew up in the disposition of the unit, specified the source. As a result, five conscripts were wounded. At the present time all of them have been hospitalised.
According to the preliminary information, the incident could be caused by the error of the gun layer. The command is investigating into the incident.
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