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 Defense Ministry investigating death of two soldiers in ATO zone

The Ministry of Defense of Ukraine carries out an internal investigation regarding the incident happened on Nov.1-2 in one of the tactical groups in the area of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions.

Censor.NET reports citing the press service of the Defense Ministry.

"According to the preliminary conclusions of experts, tragedy which led to the deaths of two servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was caused by a detonation of ammunition in the barrel. In order to determine the causes and circumstances of the incident, the Defense Ministry initiated an internal investigation, carrying out by the Ukrainian Military Law-Enforcement Service (VSP)," the statement reads.

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"A special commission which is working at the scene was created by the decision of the Chief of General Staff. The results of the investigations will be published in media," added in the Ministry of Defense.

 
 
 
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