Soldier dies during military exercise in Latvia

On Thursday, May 16, a soldier of the National Armed Forces (NBS) died after sustaining injuries in a road traffic accident during a military exercise, the NBS said.

The Emergency Medical Service, the State Police, and the Military Police were immediately called to the scene of the accident.

On the orders of the Commander of the National Armed Forces, the military exercise in question was suspended.

The National Armed Forces launched a special investigation of the accident and a service investigation.

The NBS expresses its deepest condolences to the soldier's family, friends, and service members. The soldier's family has been informed of the incident. The Armed Forces stated that they are providing all necessary support to the families of the deceased soldier, including psychological and spiritual support.

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