A man performing the initial mandatory military service passed away in a Kaunas hospital on Monday morning.
© DELFI / Mindaugas Ažušilis

The recruit died of acute infection, according to preliminary information shared by the Lithuanian Ministry of National Defence.

Born in 1995, the soldier joined the Lithuanian Armed Forces on April 4 and served in the Training Detachment of Lithuanian Etmon Jonusas Radvila in Rukla.

He had no health complaints in the past weeks, the ministry said.

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