Cyprus Mail

Five Greek soldiers injured as tank overturns

Five Greek soldiers were slightly injured on Saturday morning when the tank they were in overturned during an exercise in Nicosia.

According to the National Guard General Staff, the accident occurred at around 8.50am during the Nikitis-Demetra exercise at the Xyntous firing range in Ayia Marina Xyliatou when a tank of the Greek military force in Cyprus, Eldyk, under conditions that are being investigated, veered off course and overturned, resulting in the injury of the five men in it.

The five soldiers were taken to hospital for precautionary reasons.

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