Idaho

Four students injured in experimental rocket explosion at University of Idaho

Four students at the University of Idaho were injured in an experimental rocket explosion Thursday night, school officials said.

The university said in a statement that the explosion occurred at around 9:52 p.m. in the parking lot next to the steam plant at the Moscow campus.

All four students were transported to Gritman Medical Center and were alert and communicating with emergency personnel Friday morning.

The incident is under investigation.