On Thursday, an explosion injured at least 15 soldiers during a training exercise. The accident took place on Fort Bragg in North Carolina, according to the local officials.
The injured soldiers are part of the Special Operations Command of United State Army, the soldiers were on a training exercise, they were in a range of U.S. Army base camp.
According to the authorities, at least 15 injured soldiers were taken to the Womack Army Medical Center by the medical helicopter after an explosion during a training exercise.
Special Ops Command Lt Col Rob Bockholt told Fox News, “there are injuries but we don’t know extent.”
The cause of the explosion on the training field remained unclear. Just a day before the incident at Fort Bragg in North Carolina, a vehicle fired at the Camp Pendleton in California which had injured 15 Marines. In addition, 8 Marines are in burn unit due to a training exercise incident that turned into tragedy for some Marines.
As per the reports, many armed forces have lost their lives in training exercise accident in United State.
U.S. Senator from Arizona, John McCain demanded to pass the new defense bill, the new bill will add the billions of troops into a training exercise.
Mr. McCain posted a video on Twitter, he captioned the video: “In last 3 yrs, 4x as many service members died in training than combat. #FY18NDAA restores military readiness to help prevent future tragedy”
— John McCain (@SenJohnMcCain) September 13, 2017
Fort Bragg which is located in Fayetteville in North Carolina. Fort Bragg that covers around 161,000 acres is the biggest Army installation because of its population. Around 23,000 Special Operations Command’ armed forces have spread over the different sites.