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Italian KFOR soldier dies in accidental shooting

PRISTINA, Apr 3, 2000 -- (AFP) An Italian soldier in the Kosovo peacekeeping force (KFOR) died Sunday of an accidental gunshot wound at his military base in Pec, eastern Kosovo, a KFOR spokesman said.

The 29-year-old corporal died of a bullet wound to the head, but the spokesman said officials were "virtually certain this was not a suicide." He gave no details of the incident.



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