Two Armenian Teenagers Die In Projectile Explosion At Russian Range

TWO ARMENIAN TEENAGERS DIE IN PROJECTILE EXPLOSION AT RUSSIAN RANGE

Interfax, Russia
April 8 2013

Prosecutors are checking the compliance of officers of the Russian
Defense Ministry’s 102nd base in Armenia with the rules of range
operation and disposal of dud munitions in the context of the death
of two teenagers at a training range, assistant military prosecutor
of the Southern Military District Natif Gajimetov told Interfax.

“Two Armenian citizens born in 1997 and 2001 died on Sunday from the
negligent handling of a dud grenade while collecting scrap metal on the
Kamkhut training range, 3.5 kilometers from the village of Vagramaberd,
Armenia. The teenagers died instantaneously from shrapnel wounds,”
Gajimetov said.

Military prosecutors of the Southern Military District are probing
the incident, he said.

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