Thursday, May 3, 2012

5 Russian soldiers die, 3 wounded in munitions explosion

MOCOW — Russia’s Defense Ministry says five soldiers have been killed and three wounded when munitions they were loading onto a vehicle exploded.

A ministry statement says the explosion occurred Wednesday at a firing range in Mulino, about 350 kilometers (220 miles) east of Moscow.

It did not specify the type of munitions involved. Source