Old ordnance explosion in north Moravia kills one, injures three

A man has died and three other people sustained severe injuries in an explosion of old ordnance in the community of Vítkov, in north Moravia, a spokesman for the regional emergency services said. The 44-year-old victim and his associates reportedly found unexploded ordnance in a former military training area nearby. They took it home but it exploded as they were manipulating with it in the garage of the victim’s house. Another two men suffered devastating injuries and a woman was injured lightly in the explosion.

Author: Jan Richter