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11 soldiers injured in armored vehicle accident

POCHEON -- Eleven soldiers were injured when an armored vehicle of the Army fell on its side during a training exercise north of Seoul on Friday, military authorities said.

The accident occurred at around 10:15 a.m. while the K-21 armored vehicle and the soldiers on board were joining a firing demonstration training underway as part of preparations for a military exhibition event next week, officials said. 


The injured soldiers were taken to a military hospital for treatment, but no one is listed as in critical condition.

The exact cause of the accident is under investigation. (Yonhap)