An armored personnel carrier traveling in a convoy of military equipment fell into a gorge from a height of 40 meters.
In Abkhazia, on the way to the base toppled the Russian BTR-80, with the result that three soldiers were killed and two others injured. On Monday, January 21, according to a press release of the southern military district.
It is noted that the incident occurred on January 18, while following the column of military equipment from mountain landfill Tsabal in point of a constant dislocation. BTR-80 were overturned and fell into a gorge.
“As a result of road accident three soldiers were killed. Two injured soldiers quickly evacuated to the district military hospital of special helicopters Mi-8, equipped with medical modules on Board. They were given qualified medical assistance”, – stated in the message.
Meanwhile, TASS citing a source in law enforcement bodies reports that the APC, which had five people fell from a height of about 40 meters. At the scene arrived rescuers of the so-called “Ministry for emergency situations of Abkhazia”, who raised the victims of a cliff.
The Commission of the southern military district is considering several causes, including technical failure and human error.
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