Mortar Hammer exploded again
Two soldiers of the detachment were slightly tangential wounds, according to the headquarters.
In the area of operations of the combined forces in the Donbas during the fighting in the bore of the Hammer mortar mine exploded, injuring two soldiers.
This reports the press center of the headquarters of the environmental protection Tuesday, September 25.
It is noted that the incident happened on September 23. If it is not specified where exactly the explosion occurred.
“Two soldiers (not three as incorrectly indicated separate media) from the mortar crew received minor tangential wounds. On September 23 during a combat mission in the maintenance of an adequate retaliatory fire in the barrel of the mortar М120-15 Hammer exploded a mine”, – stated in the message.
The military believes that the cause of the rupture of a mine might be the wrong preparation of ammunition to fire, including violating the rules of its storage.
The event qualified under article about infringement of rules of weapon handling, and also with substances and subjects representing increased danger to others (article 414 of part 2 of the criminal code).
In turn, the volunteer Yury Mysyagin said that the rupture of the barrel of the mortar Hammer occurred on the arc Svetlodarsk.
“The detachment worked with lace, so, thank God, victims are not present”, – he wrote in Facebook and confirmed that wounded two and not three.
Earlier it became known about the explosion of the mortar Hammer in the 72nd brigade APU. Initially it was reported about the three victims of the military.
Recall, July 6 at the Rivne landfill in the explosion of a mortar Hammer killed three soldiers, nine more were injured.
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