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1 Soldier Dies, 4 Hurt in Live-Fire Training

March 12, 2006|From Times Wire Reports

One soldier died and four others were injured during a live-fire training exercise on the Big Island, the Army said.

The soldiers, based out of Schofield Barracks on Oahu, were training for deployment to northern Iraq for a yearlong mission, said Army spokesman Kendrick Washington.

The Army would not say what caused the accident Friday at Pohakuloa Training Area.

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