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Sunday 20 April 2014

One hurt in Army munitions accident

A munitions accident at Ballykinler Army base has left one person injured, according to the MoD

One person has been injured in a munitions accident at an Army barracks in Northern Ireland, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said.

The incident happened at Ballykinler camp in Co Down. It is understood the injuries are not life-threatening.

An MoD spokesman said: "I can confirm that there has been a munitions accident at Ballykinler. One member of staff has been injured and further information will follow in due course."

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