15 soldiers injured after explosion at Fort Bragg

Fort Bragg

One U.S. Army soldier died and 23 service members were injured during three separate military training accidents that took place over the course of three days.

The U.S. Army Special Operations Command (USASOC) said in a statement that the demolition training incident involving students and cadre at the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School.

Bockholt didn't know the extent of the other soldiers' injuries.

The Army said his death was under investigation by officials with Fort Rucker, Alabama-based U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center. "We're looking into exactly what happened".

The cause of the explosion on the training field remained unclear.

Reports indicate that over a dozen soldiers have been injured after an explosion at Fort Bragg in North Carolina.

A total of seven other personnel were reportedly injured.

Fort Hood officials say the aircraft crew was doing hoist training when the soldier, 28, was killed Tuesday night on a range south of an airfield at the post in Killeen. The Marines have seen multiple incidents this summer - including the deaths of 15 Marines after their transport plane crashed into a MS field and 3 Marines killed during a crash off Australia's eastern coast. Six of them were in critical condition.

About 57,000 soldiers are attacked to Fort Bragg, which is next to Fayetteville, North Carolina.

The injured were moved to multiple hospitals by air and ground, it said.

Fort Bragg that covers around 161,000 acres is the biggest Army installation because of its population.

This is a developing story.

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