FORT DIX, N.J. (AP) — People who live near New
Jersey's Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst might hear some explosions over the
A New Jersey National Guard unit from Riverdale is scheduled to conduct
mortar firing training between Friday and Sunday.
The base says those living nearby might hear more noise than usual and may
feel the ground shaking.
Seven Marines were killed late Monday when a mortar shell exploded in its
firing tube during an exercise at Hawthorne Army Depot in Nevada.