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Soldier Dies After Training Accident

September 06 2019


A Malaysian commando has died after being shot during a live-fire demonstration at the Lok Kawi army camp in eastern Malaysia, reports Bernama, the Malaysian national news agency. 

On Wednesday, Maj. Mejar Mohd Zahir Armaya was shot during a live-fire demonstration during the launch of the 5th Infantry Division and 13th Infantry Brigade at the base.

The drill, staged to celebrate the launch of the new units, involved a simulated confrontation between soldiers and militants. 


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