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    Several People Injured Following Blast at Ammunition Depot in Turkey's Polatlı

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    At least 5 soldiers have been injured as result of an ammunition explosion in the Turkish city of Polatlı, the Turkish Defence Ministry said as quoted by milliyet.com.tr news website.

    The incident reportedly occurred at 7:00 pm local time during an artillery training; the injured have been taken to a hospital.

    "According to the preliminary data, five soldiers have been injured at the Artillery and Missile School Command in Polatli during a heavy weapon training," the Turkish Defence Ministry said in a statement.

    An investigation into the incident has been launched.

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