One killed, 25 injured in Serbia military depot blasts

The defence ministry confirmed the incident, indicating the early afternoon blast occurred at a munitions dump.

Published: 28th February 2017 10:15 PM  |   Last Updated: 01st March 2017 01:18 AM   |  A+A-


BELGRADE:  One person was killed and 25 people were injured on Tuesday after two blasts at a military depot in central Serbia, the defence ministry said.

Three people remained unaccounted for, the ministry said in a statement, without providing a cause for the blasts at the munitions dump in the city of Kragujevac.

It added that the lives of the injured victims, all army or government employees, were not in danger.

Defence Minister Zoran Djordjevic was on his way to the scene.

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