A U.S. soldier was sentenced to 11 years in prison for detonating a chemical weapon near an army base in Louisiana that injured two fellow soldiers and ended their military careers.

Ryan Taylor, 24, was sentenced for manufacturing, possessing, and detonating a chemical weapon next to the Fort Polk Army installation, the U.S. Department of Justice announced on Monday night.

Polk pleaded guilty in June for detonating the explosive device which contained chlorine gas. Three soldiers who were conducting a training exercise nearby heard the explosion and found Taylor using his cell phone to film the explosion, according to prosecutors.

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