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Camp Pendleton conducts explosive exercises starting Monday

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CAMP PENDLETON (CNS) - Starting Monday, Marines at Camp Pendleton will fire high-explosive munitions as part of a mine-clearing exercise that will likely be heard throughout the North County.

The exercises are scheduled to take place in the base's Zulu impact area, from 6 a.m. to midnight Monday through Wednesday, according to Camp Pendleton's public affairs office.

Depending on atmospheric conditions, the sound of the explosions may be amplified and heard up to 50 miles away, the office advised.

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