An accident occurred in which a soldier died from a gunshot wound during shooting training at a military base in Yangju, Gyeonggi Province안전놀이터.
According to the military authorities, at around 12:15 noon on the 22nd, Private A, in his 20s, was shot through the head during shooting training at an army unit in Yangju.
Private A is known to have been hit by a bullet fired from his rifle after being given 20 live ammunition during shooting training that day.
Regarding the death of Private A by his own gun, an Army official said, “We plan to actively cooperate with the investigation while closely communicating with the civilian police.”
In addition, the Army said, “We express our deepest condolences for the death of the deceased and offer our deepest condolences to the bereaved family, and we will do our best to support the bereaved family.”
Meanwhile, it is known that Private A did not have any major problems in military life, such as getting along well with other soldiers.