Terrible news out of North Carolina as at least 8 special operation soldiers were injured following an explosion during a training exercise at Fort Bragg this afternoon.
According to NBC affiliate Kare11, the soldiers were rushed to Womack Army Medical Center for treatment. The severity of their injuries is not yet known.
JUST IN: 8 soldiers injured during demolitions training incident at Fort Bragg in North Carolina, U.S. Army says
— NBC News (@NBCNews) September 14, 2017
"Fort Bragg officials have confirmed soldiers are hurt, but haven't given any more details." https://t.co/BSQUfSE85G
— Pat Ward (@WardDPatrick) September 14, 2017
The official Facebook page of the U.S. Army Special Operations Command has confirmed the following:
The injured soldiers could certainly use our prayers
My thoughts & prayers go out to the injured soldiers and their families at Fort Bragg.
These brave warriors still face risks at home. pic.twitter.com/1cGJE4AiFY
— Red T Raccoon (@RedTRaccoon) September 14, 2017
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