At least 20 people were injured in a training exercise at the Marine Corps base at Twentynine Palms, California on Thursday, officials said.
According to NBC, citing fire officials, about two dozen people were injured. Other reports said 20 were hurt.
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About 20 people injured in some kind of extinguisher explosion at Twentynine Palms. #breaking
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The nature of the training exercise was not disclosed.
It’s also unclear what exactly happened.