Trøndelag

Two American soldiers injured in an accident in Trøndelag, Norway

Two American soldiers injured in an accident at Voll in Rennebu municipality in Trøndelag on Thursday evening. Accident happened in the Trident Juncture exercise. Both the American soldiers were sent to hospital with minor injuries as informed by the press contact of the Trident Juncture.

The accident happened around 18:20 on Thursday night.

“We are working to investigate what happened and we will take the necessary steps to ensure safe and professional operation of US military cars in Norway,” said press spokesman Adrian Rankine-Galloway in the announcement.

The vehicle as the pitch was seven tonnes, according to the press release.

Thursday’s accident comes a week after four other American soldiers were injured when several military vehicles collided between Røros and Tydal in Trøndelag.

Over 50,000 soldiers from 30 countries participate in NATO’s major Trident Juncture exercise in Norway.

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