March 20, 2013
An American flag waves at half staff in the town of Hawthorne near the Hawthorne Army Depot, where seven Marines were killed and several others seriously injured in a training accident Monday night.
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Hundreds of residents in a rural community steeped in military history turned out to mourn the loss of seven Marines as investigators arrived at an ammunition depot to try to determine how a mortar shell exploded at the Nevada base and sent shrapnel flying into troops during a training exercise.
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