One soldier died during exercises at Yavoriv military training ground in the Lviv region, Censor.NET reports citing Facebook of the Lviv city council deputy Ihor Zinkevych.
"Soldier Andrii P. died during night exercises at Yavoriv military training ground today, on Sept.17. According to preliminary information, he got shrapnel wound in the neck. The body is in the morgue now. My condolences to the family and friends," Zinkevych wrote.
As the press service of the Operational command "West" reports, the soldier received a gunshot wound as armor of the tank tower was punctured.
"The victim was provided with first aid at the scene. Unfortunately, he died in the ambulance," the report reads.
The investigation is underway. Operational command of the military unit has expressed condolences to the family and friends of the victim.