BERLIN, May 16 (Xinhua) -- A German soldier was killed during a military training in the southern state of Bavaria, the German defense ministry announced on Tuesday.
The victim was aged 22. Further details of him was not provided, as the relatives of the soldier has not yet been informed.
The accident happened in Wildflecken camp, home of the German Army "Warfighters Simulation Center". The training area is primarily used by the German Infantry School.
Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen disclosed the news when talking to a reservist association in Berlin.
"The accident showed once again, in a tragic way, that we demand efforts both in combat and in combat training," Von der Leyen said.