Soldier killed at RAF firing range in Scotland

A member of the armed forces that died at a military training range in Tain, Scotland is believed to have died actually on its rifle range. Civilian emergency and police units were dispatched to the range at about 5.55pm on Tuesday and a cordon was placed around the base located about 30 miles north of Inverness.

A spokesperson for the police said;

Police Scotland is leading the investigation to establish the full circumstances of this incident and is working closely with the armed forces. This was a contained incident and there was no threat to the public

The soldier’s name has yet to be revealed but the MoD have confirmed that their family has been informed. RAF Tain features a rifle and aerial bombing range and exercises are routinely conducted there by UK, NATO and US armed forces.

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