Soldier Dies in UK Training Accident

By Lily Zhou
Lily Zhou
Lily Zhou
Lily Zhou is a freelance writer mostly covering UK news for The Epoch Times.
October 16, 2021 Updated: October 16, 2021

A soldier has died during a military training exercise in England on Friday, the UK’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) has confirmed.

“It is with sadness that we can confirm the death of a soldier on Salisbury Plain Training Area,” the MoD said in a statement.

The MoD said it would be inappropriate to comment further as Wiltshire Police are investigating the incident.

According to Wiltshire Today, emergency services including an air ambulance were at the scene on a public byway in Enford shortly before midday on Friday.

The local news outlet said it understood a tank rolled over, fatally injuring the soldier.

The Epoch Times couldn’t independently verify the information.

Lily Zhou
Lily Zhou is a freelance writer mostly covering UK news for The Epoch Times.