15 soldiers injured in Fort Bragg explosion

This image made from a video shows soldiers on Fort Bragg N.C. Thursday Sept. 14 2017

Soldiers who are part of the U.S. Army's Special Operations Commandhave been hurt in a training accident on post on Thursday morning.

The explosion reportedly happened during a training exercise, although it is unclear what caused the explosion at this time.

"We're looking into an incident that occurred today on Fort Bragg", said Lt. Col. Robert Bockholt, a spokesman for USASOC.

Other media reports earlier indicated that 15 people were injured.

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"There's been an incident, but we don't have any details to release yet", a Fort Bragg spokesperson told The Raleigh News & Observer.

Fort Bragg is a military installation located near Fayetteville, North Carolina, and has been home to the United States Airborne for several decades.

Authorities said they were transported to Womack Army Medical Center by helicopter after an explosion on one of the training fields at the base, according to WRAL.

According to Fox News, more USA troops have been killed in training than in combat in Afghanistan so far this year.

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