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20-Year-Old Army Recruit Killed in Training in Croatia

A 20-year-old new army recruit has been killed during training exercises near Đakovo in eastern Croatia on Wednesday, the Ministry of Defence has said in a statement.

Croatian daily Jutarnji list reports that the new recruit died after being run over by a tank. The Army’s Chief of General Staff has formed a committee to determine all the facts and circumstances under which the trainee-soldier was killed, whilst Army police and the state attorney have arrived at the scene. The incident occurred at 11:45 on Wednesday morning at the Gasnica training grounds.

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