1 sol­dier killed, 7 hurt at Fort Bragg

Richmond Times-Dispatch - - NATION & WORLD -

FORT BRAGG, N.C. — A train­ing ex­er­cise in­volv­ing de­mo­li­tions killed one spe­cial forces sol­dier and in­jured seven oth­ers at the Army’s largest base Thurs­day, just a day af­ter 15 Marines were hurt in a fire while train­ing in Cal­i­for­nia.

Lt. Col. Rob Bock­holt, a spokesman for the U.S. Army’s Spe­cial Op­er­a­tions Com­mand, said Staff Sgt. Alexan­der P. Dal­ida, 32, of Dun­sta­ble, Mass., was killed dur­ing the ex­er­cise. The cause of death is un­der in­ves­ti­ga­tion.

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