One of the soldiers who survived the explosion this morning at the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Base Camp Stephenson has been identified as 43-year-old Quincy Threlfall.
He is a father of two.
Three of his colleagues died in the explosion which occurred at the Arms Store Complex at around 09:00hrs this morning.
Another soldier was also injured.
Threlfall was air-dashed to the GDF’s Headquarters at Base Camp Ayanganna where he was transported to the Georgetown Public Hospital for treatment. He is said to be in a stable condition.
The GDF said the soldiers were preparing pyrotechnics for demolition when the incident occurred.
An investigation has been launched.