Mortar explosion kills 7 US Marines while training

Lance Cpl. Brandon Walker, an antitank missileman with Weapons Company, 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, launches a guided missile during training at the Hawthorne Ammunition Depot in Hawthorne, Nevada, in this June 18, 2009 handout photo courtesy of the U.S. Marine Corps. (REUTERS/U.S. Marine Corps/ Lance Cpl. M. C. Nerl/HO)





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