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Bunkers are seen Tuesday at the Hawthorne Army Depot, where seven Marines were killed and several others seriously injured in a training accident Monday night.

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Pentagon bans 60mm mortar round after Marine deaths

A mortar shell explosion killed seven Marines and injured a half-dozen more during mountain warfare training in Nevada’s high desert, prompting the Pentagon to immediately halt the use of the weapons until an investigation can determine their safety, officials said Tuesday.

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