5 Turkish soldiers injured in live-fire drill accident
Accident happened at military base in Ankara
By Burcu Calik
At least five Turkish soldiers were injured on Wednesday in an accident during a live-fire drill at a military training base in the outskirts of capital Ankara, the Defense Ministry said.
According to the initial reports, the accident happened at the Artillery and Missile School Command in Polatli district during a training with heavy weapons, the ministry said in a statement.
The injured soldiers were taken to the hospital for treatment.
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