UPDATE: 2 killed, 6 injured in military vehicle incident at Fort Jackson

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Two soldiers are dead and six others are injured following a military vehicle incident on Fort Jackson on Friday. 

In a release from Fort Jackson, they say the accident involved a military vehicle and a troop formation. 

Two soldiers are dead and six others are injured, with two of them in critical condition. The injured were immediately taken to a hospital off-post. The names of the soldiers will not be released at this time pending the notification of next of kin. 

"Our hearts and prayers go out to the families of the soldiers we lost today and to the families of the injured, they represent the best of our Nation and we will endeavor to support all those affected through this difficult time," said U.S. Army Training Center and Fort Jackson Commander Maj. Gen. Pete Johnson.  

When asked if this was an intentional act, Fort Jackson officials said they could not confirm and that the investigation is ongoing. 

Rep. Joe Wilson tweeted his condolences and well-wishes to those killed and injured. 

South Carolina's attorney general, Alan Wilson, has also tweeted about the incident. 

Fort Jackson assigns more than 50,000 recruits and is the Army's largest training installation, training 50 percent of the Army’s Basic Combat Training load and 60 percent of the women entering the Army each year, according to their website. The post, located on Fort Jackson Boulevard, was named after President Andrew Jackson and was first in use as Camp Jackson in 1917. 

This is a developing story; check back for more updates. 

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