Taiwan mortar launch failure caused two soldiers were injured (Figure)
instant firing mortar rounds, killing two soldiers in hand and elbow Taiwan was seriously injured. Source: Taiwan, “Apple Daily”
force gun drill, Taiwan soldiers from artillery shells into the barrel. Source: Taiwan, “Apple Daily”
China Taiwan, Dec. 10, 2007, according to Taiwan, “Apple Daily” reported that the Taiwan army headquarters yesterday cited Mazu Dong held a “joint training drill” gun test firing, forced by 一二 ○ blow gun is not firing, the soldiers Taiwan Sun Chengzhi, Deng Yuxuan when performing troubleshooting, While this is an instant firing mortar shells, killing two soldiers in hand and elbow injuries, emergency evacuation, Tri-Service General Hospital Taipei, Taiwan. Taiwan authorities, “Defense Minister” Gao Hua-chu the first time informed of the incident, instructed the rescue, and assigned the project team went to the East lead the investigation.
Taiwan’s “Legislative Yuan National Defense Committee” Kuomintang “legislator” Zhou Shou-xun criticism: “the usual drill this amusing incident happened, how the next war will be Taiwan’s morale?” He called on Taiwan the “Defense Ministry” regular updates ammunition, sound bombs inspection operations.
DPP “legislators” Cai Tongrong more batches, stored in the outer islands of Taiwan 一二 ○ mortars shells are Taiwan’s grandfather grade equipment, his assistant, after 60 soldiers when it touched the outer islands now for 80, 90, after the next generation in service, and the outer islands are still using the old grandfather-level shells is not an accident is difficult.
Taiwan cadres will be held responsible
who has been serving the outer islands of Taiwan’s grassroots officer, said Taiwan’s military fired mortar shells and kits very old, plus offshore islands wet, “In the past each firing are nervous, afraid something bad might happen” if the barrel down, “the entire class will be killed in artillery!” According to the survey, the events shells is Taiwan’s joint logistics manufacturing in February 1988, are two products of renovations bombs (just to produce the play is a product), these elastic joint logistics in the November 10 this year just to complete the inspection , joint logistics officials believe that shells should be no problem.
一二 ○ mm mortars is a song shot gun, a light weight, easy disassembly, etc., is Taiwan’s most important army infantry battalion fire weapon, capable of firing high-explosive, smoke, training bombs yesterday that the high explosive ordnance, high-explosive commonly used anti-enemy, or destroy Pillbox other positions.
helicopter to the hospital emergency
Tungyin Taiwan headquarters officials, drill yesterday, the Sun Chengzhi, Deng Yuxuan the high bomb into the barrel, but but Wei Yi conventional firing shells, followed by two soldiers to troubleshoot, but the hand has not yet met the barrel, shells on the sudden “boom” is heard firing up. Deng Yuxuan’s left palm shells were swept into the tail, resulting in fractures, Sun Chengzhi the right elbow fracture, bloody spot, and immediately sent to the East lead field hospital for emergency treatment.
Gao Hua-chu the first time informed of the incident, to designate the time in the Matsu inspection force Taiwan’s “chief of staff,” Town Yi deal yesterday 11:40 by the Town Yi personally escort wounded two soldiers, aboard Air Force Seagull rescue helicopter evacuation of Tri-Service General Hospital Taipei, Taiwan. Hospital side last night said the two men conscious when taken to hospital, have surgery and was hospitalized at the treatment. (Chen Jiahui)