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82nd Airborne soldier killed in explosion at NC's Fort Bragg; 2 seriously hurt, 5 treated
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Friday, February 21, 2014 7:24 PM EST
FORT BRAGG, N.C.
Military officials say an 82nd Airborne soldier has been killed and two others seriously injured in an explosion during a training exercise at Fort Bragg.
One of the two seriously injured soldiers is at Womack Army Medical Center, while the other has been transferred to Duke University Medical Center. Officials credit two onsite medics with providing lifesaving care to the wounded.
The statement says the names of the soldiers will be released after next of kin is notified.
The Army is investigating what went wrong.