Two workers injured by explosion in Mākua Valley

KHON reports that two grounds maintenance workers were injured in Mākua Valley when an unexploded munition exploded:

According to the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii’s public affairs office, two ground maintenance contractors were injured after encountering an apparent unexploded ordnance at Makua Military Reservation.

It happened at around 1:45 p.m.

An Army contracted medevac helicopter airlifted the civilians to Queen’s Medical Center.

The incident is under investigation, the army said.

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