The media, citing local residents writes of the incident that occurred on Friday, November 23.
During a basic military training for 11th grade students of schools number #9 and #16 a local teacher of the subject brought an air rifle and put it on the table. Later when he was picking it up he accidentally squeezed the trigger and a bullet tore through the jacket of one of the students.
Reportedly, the student was taken away by an ambulance. According to the parents of the other students, he was shot through a lung.
The police confirmed the report of the incident.
"We learned about the story from the Internet. The information is recorded in a single register and is currently under investigation" said spokesman of Kostiantynivka city police department Pavlo Diachenko.