Accidental grenade explosion during army training in Sejong leaves one in cardiac arrest and another wounded

Source: Defence Ministry media.

21st May 2024 – (Sejong) During a routine training session at the Army’s 32nd Infantry Division in the central city of Sejong, an unfortunate incident unfolded on Tuesday. A grenade inadvertently detonated, resulting in one individual experiencing cardiac arrest and another sustaining injuries.

Officials reported that the explosion took place at approximately 10 a.m. and promptly filed a report with the relevant authorities. Following the accident, both victims were swiftly transported to a nearby hospital, with one of them in a critical condition due to cardiac arrest.