Published: Thu, June 15, 2017
Global News | By Stacy Ballard

Wiltshire-based soldier dies after incident at South Wales military training base

Wiltshire-based soldier dies after incident at South Wales military training base

Three others were also wounded in the incident on the range which reportedly took place on Wednesday.

A statement from the Royal Tank Regiment - the oldest tank unit in the world, according to its website - said its investigations were continuing.

The Royal Tank Regiment (RTR) uses the 63-tonne Challenger 2 battle tank as their main vehicle.

Meanwhile, a Ministry of Defence (MoD) spokeswoman said: "We are aware of an incident at Castlemartin Ranges".

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"Four men were injured, two were conveyed to Morriston Hospital, one to the Heath Hospital in Cardiff and another to a hospital in Birmingham by air ambulance". Our thoughts are with them.

The Ministry of Defence is continuing to investigate a tank incident in Pembrokeshire in which a number of people are believed to have been injured.

Emergency services were called to the scene at around 3.30pm, a police spokesman confirmed.

The army has begun an investigation to establish exactly what happened at Castlemartin ranges in Pembrokeshire during routine training.

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Live firing was due to take place at the range between Monday and Friday.

The soldier, who has not been named, was involved in a live firing training exercise.

The death comes five years after a 21-year-old soldier, Michael Maguire, was killed at Castlemartin when he was shot in the head after live machine gun fire was wrongly directed towards the safe haven he was in.

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