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An Estonian soldier was seriously injured during a live firing exercise

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

The soldier, a conscript with the Kuperjanov Infantry Battalion, a training battalion, was taking part in the large-scale Spring Storm (Kevadtorm) annual military exercise, and received serious bodily injuries resulting from a blast issuing from a Carl-Gustav recoilless rifle, principally used as an anti-tank weapon. The soldier was attended to by medics on the spot and taken to the North Estonian Regional Hospital (PERH) in Tallinn by military ambulance. The…