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Blast At Ukrainian Tank Range Kills Three

(RFE/RL) KYIV, September 19, 2006 (RFE/RL) -- An explosion at a tank range in eastern Ukraine has killed three agricultural workers, Ukrainian Emergency Situations Ministry says.

A spokesman said the blast occurred at a testing range belonging to the Ukrainian Defense Ministry's Kharkiv Institute of Tank Forces.

The men were apparently tending a herd of cows on the range.

Officials did not say when the incident happened.


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