Friday, September 18, 2009

Ukrainian soldiers hospitalized for food poisoning

A group of fifteen soldiers from Presidential Regiment in Kiev were stricken on September 15 with food poisoning after eating bad quality food in regimental canteen, UNIAN news agency reported. According to an official from Land Forces Command press-centre, other 153 servicemen that have been in contact with diseased soldiers were placed in quarantine for further close medical supervision but were reported to be in satisfactory condition. The exact cause of the food poisoning is still being investigated. The results of bacteriological analysis are expected to be ready not earlier than September 21st. The Presidential Regiment in Kiev is undoubtedly one of the most elite regiments in the Armed Forces of Ukraine.