Eight soldiers injured in Fort Bragg training incident

iStock/Thinkstock(FORT BRAGG, N.C.) — Eight soldiers have been injured in a training mishap at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

The injuries were caused by an explosion, according to ABC station WTVD-TV. The severity of the injuries is under investigation.

A U.S. official confirmed to ABC News that the soldiers are part of U.S. Army Special Operations Command.

The incident comes a day after a U.S. soldier was killed at Fort Hood, Texas, while conducting a medical evacuation hoist training in an HH-60M Black Hawk helicopter.

Also on Wednesday, a Marine Corps amphibious assault vehicle caught on fire during training at Camp Pendleton, California, injuring 15 Marines.

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