An explosion during a training exercise at a military ammunition storage facility in western Nevada has killed "several" people, with U.S. Marines among the dead, military officials said Tuesday.
The explosion occurred late Monday night during a Marine training exercise at the Hawthorne Army Depot in western Nevada, said facility manager Russ Collier.
Hawthorne Army Depot is a 147,000-acre site used for the storage and destruction of demilitarized ammunition.....snip~
Seven Marines killed, seven more hurt in Nevada training blast
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We lost 7 Marines last night also 7 wounded.. Ammunition Is stored at Hawthorne. Looks Like Heaven was in need of some more Heroes!