Two men of the U. S. military were killed and three other customers were injured on Tuesday during a “weather-related incident” on Yonah Mountain in northern Georgia, the Army said in a saying.
Joe Cole, a spokesman for the U. Amazing. Army, did not elaborate on what caused the episode as well as say whether the victims were specifically members of the Oughout. S. Army. The Army said in its statement that Ft Benning was mourning the death of the two service participants.
The three injured service members were treated while Army medics and taken to a hospital, the Army had said. Their conditions were not shared by Mr. Cole.
The names of finally the victims were not released.
The Army sometimes performs training on Yonah Mountain, which is about 90 miles northeast of Atlanta and about 170 miles northeast of Fort Benning.
Ty Vaughn, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Peachtree In-town, Ga., said by phone that about 3 p. m. along with Tuesday there was a severe thunderstorm warning for an state near Yonah Mountain. The storm produced strong winds that impaired trees near the mountain, he added.
The death marked free of charge time in a month that service members ended up killed as a result of weather in Georgia. On This summer 20, one soldier was killed and nine others were getting injured in a lightning strike at the Fort Gordon Army main in Georgia. That episode occurred in a training area over the base and a time when strong thunderstorms were near the area.