Turkish soldier killed in explosion during training in Izmir

A Turkish soldier has died and another one has been injured in a bomb explosion during military training in the western Izmir province, T24 news portal reported on Thursday.

The explosion occurred during a military unit’s demolition training in Urla district.

The injured soldier was taken to the Ege University Hospital for treatment.

The Ministry of Defense in a statement following the incident offered condolences to the fallen soldier’s family, the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) and the nation.

“We also wish a speedy recovery to our injured comrade in arms,” the statement further read.

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