Shell explodes on McGregor Range, 2 persons injured

US Army / Fort Bliss
Friday, October 11, 2013 - 10:18am

Two people are rushed to a local hospital after a shell exploded early Thursday evening at a Ft. Bliss training area.

According to Ft. Bliss officials, the shell exploded at a training area on McGregor Range. Two civilians were transported to University Medical Center.

The extent of their injuries and their current conditions are unknown at this time

Post spokesman Major Joe Buccino tells Local 4 News that Military Law enforcement is investigating the incident.

Note: In an earlier version of this story, those injured were reported to be civilian workers. This has been corrected.

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