FORT BLISS, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Officials said nearly a dozen soldiers were injured after ingesting an unknown substance during a field training exercise at the Army base in Fort Bliss, Texas.
The 1st Armored Division statement said a total of 11 soldiers were injured — two of them critically. All were placed under the observation of medical professionals.READ MORE: Thousands Of Haitian Migrants Crowd Under Bridge To Wait In Texas Town On Mexican Border
The incident is under investigation, the statement said. No further details were released.READ MORE: Texas Doctor Says He's Still Being Punished For Trying To Save Lives During COVID-19
Located in El Paso, Fort Bliss is home to the 1st Armored Division.
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