Seven Marines killed, 7 more hurt in Nevada training blast

By REUTERS
March 19, 2013 15:24

 
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Seven Marines were killed and seven others were wounded in an explosion that occurred during a training exercise at a military facility in western Nevada, a US military spokesman said on Tuesday.

The blast at Hawthorne Army Depot, a military ammunition storage facility, took place late Monday during a US Marine training exercise.

Hawthorne Army Depot is a 147,000 acre site used for storing ammunition and other military equipment.

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