6 US Marines Dead In Explosion At Nevada Facility

6 US Marines Dead In Explosion At Nevada Facility

6 US Marines Dead In Explosion At Nevada Facility

Six US Marines are dead and eight are injured after a Monday night live fire exercise at a US Army Depot in Hawthorne, Nevada.

Officials say a 60-mm. mortar exploded as the Marines were preparing to fire it. The depot is used as a storage facility for ammunition and other equipment.

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