REPORT: Sailor dies in non-combat incident

BY KAT SHEPHERD / JULY 9, 2018 /

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WASHINGTON – A Navy sailor was killed in a non-combat incident while conducting small-boat operations in the Red Sea, a Pentagon spokesman said Monday.

The sailor was evacuated Sunday to a hospital in Aqaba, Jordan, and was pronounced dead about 12:45 p.m. local time, said Army Col. Rob Manning, a spokesman for the Pentagon. The sailor’s name was not immediately released, pending family notification.

The article goes on to state the following:

Manning said there was no indication of enemy activity in the area and the Navy did not suspect foul play in the death. An investigation into the incident is ongoing, according to the Navy.

Another Pentagon spokesman characterized the sailor’s death as “an accident.”

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