(ABC News) According to a report from ABC News, at least seven U.S. Marines were killed and seven others were injured during a mortar firing exercise in Nevada, the Pentagon said Tuesday.
According to the ABC News report:
The Marines were all from the 2nd Marine Division based at Camp Lejeune, N.C., and were training at the Hawthorne Army Depot 140 miles southeast of Reno, Nev., when a mortar exploded shortly before 10 p.m. Monday.
The injured were taken to area hospitals, according to a statement from the Marines.
Read the entire ABC News report HERE.