06.08.16 17:23

Soldiers wounded in grenade explosion during firearms training suffered seriously, - doctors

Six solders were wounded as a grenade detonated during military training in the village of Rozivka in the Zaporizhia region. The grenade detonated at about 12 p.m. on Aug. 5.

Anatolii Sydorenko, head of the Independent Doctors' Union announced, Censor.NET reports citing 061.

All the soldiers were hospitalized. A 30-year-old serviceman was taken to Rozivka central hospital. The man suffered rupture of the brachial artery, amputation of the phalanges of the right hand, multiple shrapnel wounds, and contusion of the 3rd degree.

The rest of the military were initially taken to Rozivka hospital, but were later transferred to a military hospital in the village of Mykilske in the Donetsk region. The soldiers got shrapnel wounds of various parts of the body.

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