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Greek soldiers injured in Cyprus military exercise

ΥΠΟΥΡΓΕΙΟ ΑΜΥΝΑΣ ΑΣΚΗΣΗ ΚΥΠΡΟΥ ΑΙΓΥΠΤΟΥ «ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΣ/2021»

Two Greek soldiers (Eldyk) serving in Cyprus were injured during a training exercise in Stavrovouni, the Greek Defence Ministry said on Wednesday calling for authorities to investigate the incident.

The two soldiers were injured in a explosion that occurred after a grenade was thrown.

Both soldiers were taken to the hospital, where doctors found various injuries, from shrapnel launched by the grenade.

Doctors determined that their condition is not life threatening but serious, and both were kept for monitoring.

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