Paratrooper Killed in Training Accident

Seven others injured
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 21, 2014 3:19 PM CST

(Newser) – A paratrooper training exercise went terribly wrong at Fort Bragg in North Carolina today, leaving one paratrooper dead and seven others injured, Army Times and WRAL report. Five of those injured were treated for minor injuries at Womack Army Medical Center and then released, but the other two were seriously injured. So far no details about the accident have been released. "We offer our heartfelt prayers and condolences to the families of the paratroopers killed and wounded in this tragic incident," the commander of the 82nd Airborne Division said in a statement.

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