The number of the victims. Officially

Three out of the nine servicemen, who were injured as a result of the explosion of a mortar during the exercises in Rivne region, are in a difficult condition. This was reported to the "Ukrainska Pravda" by the head of the press center of the command of the Army Land Forces Ivan Arefiev. 

"Currently, there are three dead victims." Among the wounded soldiers, three are in difficult condition. They are now being transported by helicopters from the hospital in Rivne to Lviv hospital. They are in difficult condition, doctors are trying to save their lives," – he said.

Arefiev added that the other six wounded soldiers had injuries of moderate severity.

Recall that in the information on the announcement of the day of mourning about the tragedy in Rivne region, it was stated about 4 deaths.

Arefiev stressed that three soldiers had been killed.

Soon the press service of the regional state administration specified: According to the updated information, on Friday (6.07), at the Rivne training range, three soldiers of the 15 separate mountain infantry battalion (one officer and two privates), which is a part of the 128th separate mountain infantry brigade and is based in Uzhgorod, were killed. Another nine servicemen (two officers, as well as ordinary and senior soldiers) were wounded and taken to the hospital. Two of the killed soldiers are residents of Uzhgorod, one is a resident of Perechyn district.

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