Published: 19:35, June 17, 2024
Injuries reported in Czech military training area blast
By Xinhua
An inflatable decoy of an Abrams tank is presented to media in Decin, Czech Republic, March 6, 2023. (PHOTO / AP)

PRAGUE — An ammunition explosion was reported at a military training area in Libava, east Czech Republic, on Monday, according to the Czech army.

"We are dealing with a serious accident in the Libava military training area, where unspecified ammunition exploded. Unfortunately, there are injuries at the scene," the Czech Armed Forces said on the social media platform X.

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The Czech army did not provide further information on the number of injured.

Rescue service spokeswoman Lucie Mikiskova told the Czech News Agency (CTK) that the Olomouc rescue service is intervening in this incident.