The accident took place after a mortar shell exploded inside an armored vehicle in the training field of the National Guard in Khashm Al-Ain, east of Riyadh.
The spokesman of the National Guard ministry, Colonel Khaled al-Muqbel said that the accident took place during a regular training mission using live ammunition. He added that the army vehicle in which the soldiers were present burned completely when a bomb exploded inside the vehicle. The colonel informed that an investigation was being carried out regarding the incident.
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