FORT DIX, N.J. (AP) — People who live near New Jersey’s Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst might hear some explosions over the weekend.

A New Jersey National Guard unit from Riverdale is scheduled to conduct mortar firing training between Friday and Sunday.

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The base says those living nearby might hear more noise than usual and may feel the ground shaking.

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Seven Marines were killed late Monday when a mortar shell exploded in its firing tube during an exercise at Hawthorne Army Depot in Nevada.

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