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Mine-clearing exercises at Camp Pendleton this week

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CAMP PENDLETON (CNS) - Explosions will be heard at Camp Pendleton this week as Marines practice clearing minefields under combat conditions, base officials announced Monday.

The mine-clearing exercises will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, according to Pendleton's public affairs office.

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

Residents with questions about the noise level can call base officials at (760) 725-0357.

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