A soldier assigned to U.S. Army Central died in a noncombat-related incident at approximately 8:30 a.m. on Thursday in Kuwait, according to an official Army statement.
Multiple regional media outlets have cited a report from Kuwait's Interior Ministry claiming the soldier died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
The agency's English-language website did not include such a statement, but its Arabic one does — saying, according to a translation, that the unnamed soldier "committed suicide by shooting himself with his gun, inside the camp" and that he died shortly after arriving at a hospital.
Both the ministry and the Army Central news release say the incident is under investigation. The soldier's name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.