Fort Bragg explosion injures 10 - Greene County Record : News

Monday, September 1, 2014

Fort Bragg explosion injures 10

Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Tuesday, March 15, 2011 2:39 pm | Updated: 11:36 am, Fri Feb 1, 2013.

FORT BRAGG, N.C. — An explosion at Fort Bragg injured 10 military personnel during an artillery exercise on the Army post in North Carolina.

The explosion Monday night injured eight Marines and two Navy personnel from the 2nd Marine Division at Camp Lejeune, also in North Carolina.

Division Staff Sgt. Jayson Price said today the cause of the explosion was under investigation but that it happened during an artillery live-fire exercise.

Fort Bragg officials say most of the injuries were shrapnel wounds and cuts. Two of the injured were flown by helicopter to hospitals at Chapel Hill while the other eight were sent to a medical center at the fort.

Price would not release the names of those injured and did not have other details about the extent of the injuries.

© 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Click to submit a letter to the editor

Follow us on Facebook

Come See Our New Line of Jewelry
Come See Our New Line of Jewelry at H.L. Lang and Co.! 
Free Pick up & Delivery
Free Pick up & Delivery within 25 miles for your tractor, mower or zero turn. Call, stop in today or visit us online at for more details. 
6 or 12 Months Same As Cash at Doug's Maytag!
6 or 12 Months Same As Cash at Doug's Maytag Home Appliance Center. Call us at 434-286-2692, visit us online at or stop by today!
Free Estimate
Contact Craig Construction today for a FREE estimate!
Receive a $50 Certificate!
Receive a $50 Certificate with a purchase of $45 at  Park Lake Jewelry. (before tax and shipping)