Three soldiers were killed and three others were hospitalized following a training accident in Fort Stewart, Georgia, on Sunday, according to officials.
Fort Stewart said in a news release that six 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team Soldiers were involved in an incident when a Bradley Fighting Vehicle they were riding was involved in an accident early Sunday.
"Today is a heartbreaking day for the Third Infantry Division and the entire Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield community, as we are all devastated by a morning training accident in the Fort Stewart Training Area," said Major General Tony Aguto, Commander of the Third the infantry division, in a statement. "We are extremely saddened by the loss of three Dogface soldiers and three more injuries."
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"Our hearts and prayers go out to all the families affected by this tragedy," Aguto said.
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The names of the soldiers have not yet been released, pending identification of family members, according to bastards.
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"The whole of 3ID extends its deepest condolences to the families of the soldiers involved in this incident," said top officials.