Mortar explosion in Nev. kills 7 NC unit Marines

March 19, 2013 at 7:17 am in The Dickinson Press

HAWTHORNE, Nev. A 60mm mortar explosion killed seven Marines and injured a half-dozen more during a training exercise in the Nevada desert, prompting the Pentagon to immediately halt the use of the weapon worldwide until an investigation can determine its safety, a military official said Tuesday. Continue Reading