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Three Ukrainian troops wounded in mortar explosion

The previous incident with this type of mortar happened on 6 July.

Three Ukrainian servicemen have been injured in yet another explosion of the Molot (Hammer) mortar.

"We've got three more injured in a Molot mortar explosion," a rights activist and coordinator of Media Initiative for Human Rights NGO, Olha Reshetylova, said on Facebook. She suggested that the mortar design had flaws.

The incident happened in a military unit in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area.

The victims are servicemen of the 72nd brigade, the InfoResist website said. They are alive.

The previous incident with a Molot mortar was reported at the Rivne training range on 6 July. Three servicemen killed and nine wounded. A criminal case was opened on charges of the violation of safety rules.

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