Two soldiers killed in accidental blast at Azerbaijan military base

A file photo of an Azeri military armored personnel carrier is seen on the platform of a truck in the town of Terter, Azerbaijan. (File photo: AFP)

Two soldiers were killed and one was injured after a tank shell exploded at a military base in Azerbaijan on Saturday, Russian news agency RIA cited the Azeri ministry of defense as saying in a statement.

“An accident occurred on one of the military bases on the morning of July 6. As a result of the explosion of a tank shell, two soldiers were killed,” the ministry was cited as saying.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:53 - GMT 06:53