During the exercise, the defense Ministry in EAO the bridge collapsed, 18 people were injured

Military exercise in the Jewish Autonomous region was hit by a construction bridge. In the result of emergency injured 18 people, reports TASS. It is reported that the incident occurred in the village of Telman in Smidovichsky area during a training exercise of railway troops. The victims were sent to a military hospital in Khabarovsk. At present, specifies the causes of the incident. According to one version, could be broken safety. Meanwhile, the press service of the Eastern military district reported that the incident injured two soldiers. As explained in Department, division of railway troops of the district, composed of 20 people in the course of routine exercises carried out work to restore the bridge crossing. When constructing a bridge there was a spontaneous folding of one of the towers, said the press service. In turn, the chief military Prosecutor’s office informed the Agency about the beginning of the inspection in connection with the incident.