Today, June 9, during a break in the arrangement of a training ground (Honcharivske village, the Chernihiv region), three soldiers made a fire in an insecure area close to a shooting range, triggering the explosion of an unknown object. Censor.NET reports citing General Staff press service.
The explosion injured all three soldiers. They were immediately evacuated to a medical facility in Chernihiv. At around 12:10 p.m., two soldiers died of received injuries. The condition of the third serviceman is satisfactory, according to the General Staff.
A commission and the police have arrived at the scene to establish the cause behind the accident.