Seven Marines killed in Nevada training incident

The incident occurred shortly before 10 p.m. Monday and involved Marines with the 2nd Marine Division, according to the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force based at Camp Lejune, N.C.

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The identities of the Marines who were killed have not been released.

Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidVirginia was a wave election, but without real change, the tide will turn again Top Lobbyists 2017: Grass roots Boehner confronted Reid after criticism from Senate floor MORE (D-Nev.) acknowledged the Marines killed on the Senate floor Tuesday.

“My thoughts are with those who were injured. My heart goes out to the families of those who lost their lives. And my sympathies are with their fellow Marines, who are also grieving this loss," Reid said.

Sen. Dean HellerDean Arthur HellerAnother perfect storm: Why we must act before flood insurance runs dry Senators introduce bipartisan gun background check bill Dem PAC bullish on Senate chances MORE (R-Nev.) tweeted: “Thoughts and prayers are with the families who lost a loved one in the Hawthorne Army Depot explosion. Grateful for their service.”

The Hawthorne Army Depot is used to demilitarize ammunition and spans nearly 150,000 acres.