Editor’s note: This story has been updated.
Eight soldiers were injured in a demolitions training incident involving students and cadre from the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School, officials said Thursday.
The incident occurred Thursday morning on a range at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
The eight injured personnel were taken by air and ground to multiple hospitals in the area, U.S. Army Special Operations Command said in a statement Thursday afternoon.
USASOC is investigating the events leading up to the incident and is caring for its soldiers and their families, according to the statement.
This story will be updated as more information becomes available.
Michelle Tan is the editor of Army Times and Air Force Times. She has covered the military for Military Times since 2005, and has embedded with U.S. troops in Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait, Haiti, Gabon and the Horn of Africa.