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German soldier farewelled in Rukla after dying in training accident in Lithuania

Monday, October 15, 2018

A German soldier who died during a training accident last weekend has been farewelled at a ceremony in Rukla, a town in central Lithuania where the German-led NATO battalion is based, the military said. The battalion’s troops lined up on both sides of the road to pay their final respects to the dead soldier as his body was transported in a German armored personnel carrier to Kaunas Airport to be…