U.S soldier fatally shot in training exercise

AN American solider has been fatally shot during a training exercise at Fort Campbell.

A spokesman for the U.S Army base said the solider, who was not immediately identified, died at 10:20 a.m. on Tuesday (local time).

He was shot at the base before being rushed to Blanchfield Army Community Hospital where he died form his injuries.


No one else was wounded in the incident.

The death currently is under investigation.

Fort Campbell is home to the Army’s fifth largest military population, including members of the 101st Airborne Division known as the “Screaming Eagles.” Its 105,000 acres are partly in Tennessee and partly in Kentucky.