Clipped From The Hays Daily News
Soldiers killed in live-fire training at California base FORT IRWIN, Calif. (AP) — Three soldiers were killed early today in a training exercise involving live ammunition, military officials said. One other soldier was wounded but the injury was not life-threatening, said Maj. Rob All, a base spokesman. The accident happened shortly before 2:30 a.m. during a "live fire" training exercise, Ali said. He had no details on how the soldiers died. The armored brigade, estimated at 4,000 soldiers, was visiting from Fort Riley. It was finishing its last day of training as part of a four-week exercise, Ali said. The identification of the victims were being withheld pending notification of their families. Fort Irwin is about 120 miles east of Los Angeles. , Today's accident was the sec- (jiid military tragjedy tr$g£3tifor- nia in as many days.' A Navy helicopter; icrashed, .TJhursday,c-n -a- Sierra'Nevada ridge during a' training flight, killing two crew members and injuring four.