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Four armored personnel carrier army of Kazakhstan sank during a training exercise

The Ministry of Defence of Kazakhstan   informed on an accident which killed 4 soldiers.

According to the statement, September 18, in Aktau during the 2 stage of “Center-2015” drills 6 armored vehicles BTR-80 with 52 soldiers went to the sea. Due to strong wind and high waves 4 vehicles of BTR-80 with 4 soldiers onboard drowned in the sea.

Minister of Defense Imangali Tasmagambetov instructed the Chief Inspectorate under the Ministry of Defence to urgently establish a special group to investigate the accident.


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