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Soldier dies during military exercise in northern Sweden

The Northern Wind exercise is currently taking place in northern Sweden. Photo: Naina Helen Jåma/TT

Published: 25.Mar.2019 07:34 hrs

A soldier has died during the international military exercise Northern Wind in northern Sweden.

The soldier, a woman in her 40s from the Jämtland region, died in an accident involving a combat vehicle of the CV90 model near Överkalix just before 1am on Monday, said the Swedish Armed Forces.

Emergency services were called to the scene, but her life could not be saved.

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