Tank falls into the Elbe, one soldier missing

9th October 2007, Comments 0 comments

9 October 2007, Stendal, Germany (dpa) - A German Army tank being transported by ferry along the River Elbe near the city of Stendal has fallen into the water, police reported Tuesday.

9 October 2007

Stendal, Germany (dpa) - A German Army tank being transported by ferry along the River Elbe near the city of Stendal has fallen into the water, police reported Tuesday.

One soldier was missing, while three other members of the tank crew had escaped injury, the police said.

The river, a major transport route, was closed to traffic near the city in the state of Saxony-Anhalt.

DPA

Subject: German news

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