Explosion kills one at Fort Bragg

November 1, 2009 4:46:25 PM PST
Military officials announced Sunday that a civilian was killed Friday in an explosion at Fort Bragg.A limited news release stated the incident happened just after noon at an area called Observation Point 5 on post.

Officials say two civilians - who were not identified - were in the area at the time of the explosion. One was killed, the other was uninjured. The civilians were not Department of the Army employees. Officials did not say if they were male or female.

The explosion that officials called "unidentified" is under investigation by Fort Bragg law enforcement officials. It's unclear what the civilians were doing in the area at the time.

Officials said they hoped they would be able to release more information Monday.

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