Two Fort Bliss soldiers killed, others injured, during training exercise in New Mexico

By MARC RAMIREZ | The Dallas Morning News (TNS) | Published: January 24, 2019

Two soldiers died Tuesday during a training exercise that also injured several others at Fort Bliss, the 1st Armored Division confirmed Wednesday.

The accident took place around 7:30 p.m. in Otero County, New Mexico, the El Paso Times reported. According to the newspaper, seven other soldiers were also hurt, but their conditions remain unknown.

The accident is under investigation, and the names of those killed have not been released.

The accident follows the death of two 1st Cavalry Division soldiers in separate vehicle accidents last week during training in Germany and California, the Army Times reported.


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