Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) Fifteen soldiers were injured by an explosion during a training accident at a military base in US state of North Carolina, the media reported on Thursday.

Officials said the explosion happened on one of the training fields of Fort Bragg, the largest military installation of the US Army by population with over 50,000 active duty personnel, Xinhua reported.

Local reports said those injured, all of them members of the US Army Special Operations Command, were taken to Womack Medical Centre, but it was not clear how badly they were hurt.

The incident reportedly occurred when a vehicle rolled over on a remote part of the base.

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