MoD: safety measures violation is working theory of probe into mortar explosion at Rivne training area

Ukraine’s Defense Ministry initiated internal investigation into the explosion of mortar at combined arms shooting range in Rivne.

As reported by Censor.NET citing the statement by the press service of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, a group of investigators headed by the deputy defense minister left for the scene.

"We have several theories on what caused the accident. The main one is violation of safety measures during the exercise," the statement reads.

Earlier, a mortar exploded during live-fire training at the shooting range in Rivne at 6 a.m. today, July 6. Preliminary information indicates that three servicemen were killed and another nine received injuries in blast.

Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n3075146