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One Soldier Killed; More Service Members Injured In Two Training Incidents

The unrelated incidents in California and North Carolina killed one soldier and left several service members hospitalized. Five Marines were in critical condition.

Updated 9:15 p.m. ET

One soldier has died and 22 other military personnel have been injured in incidents on consecutive days during training operations on military bases at opposite ends

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