Two Russian Soldiers Dead After Explosion During Military Drill

Nov 10, 2017 — 15:27
— Update: Nov. 10 2017 — 13:51

Two Russian Soldiers Dead After Explosion During Military Drill

Nov 10, 2017 — 15:27
— Update: Nov. 10 2017 — 13:51
Dmitry Rogulin / TASS

A Russian officer and contract soldier have died in a blast at an ammunition disposal drill in Siberia.

The Russian Defense Ministry said five others were injured in the explosion during the military drill in a field in the Zabaiksalsky region but were expected to recover, the Interfax news agency reported Friday.

A military commission has been dispatched to the Tsugol firing range to establish the causes of the incident.