Two of sapper contractor killed during mine clearance of agricultural land in the Shatoi district of Chechnya. Another soldier was injured. He was taken to a military hospital.
The press service of the southern military district said that the soldiers were killed by explosion of ammunition, which they found in mine. At the scene works military Commission, reports RIA “Novosti”.
At the end of June 2016, there was a similar tragic case near Khankala. Then also at mine clearing of agricultural land killed one contractor and his partner got mine blast injury.
In April 2017 in the leadership of the southern military district reported that troops of the district in the current year it is planned to recruit more than 12 thousand contract. Most of them will be sent to divisions in Chechnya and Rostov region.