(UPDATE 08:20) According to police, the gun is an AKS model, and the young man was 19 years old. The military unit where the incident occurred, is located on str. Pietrarilor, No.3.

A soldier of the National Army, named Dumitru Savatchi, shot himself in the head with  his weapon while he was on guard at the No.1 position within a military unit in Chisinau. The tragedy happened around 23:45.