OPINION: MINDEF determined to absolve themselves from Pte Dominique's death

Singapore Notes, 12 Jul 2013

The safety recommendations stipulated no more than two smoke grenades, thrown at least 20 metres apart, at least 10 metres away from the closest troops involved in the field exercise. Platoon commander Captain Najib Hanuk Muhamad Jalal was there, Chief Safety Officer Captain Chia Thye Siong was there, both were aware of the Training Safety Regulations (TSR) when six grenades were expended. Private Dominique need not have died.
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