Fifteen US Marines injured after fire on amphibious assault vehicle

Fifteen US Marines have been hospitalised after an amphibious assault vehicle caught fire during a training exercise today.

The accident occurred at 9.33am local time (5.33pm Irish time) during a scheduled land-based exercise at Camp Pendleton, north of San Diego.

No information on the injuries make been confirmed, although it is understood there were no deaths.

An investigation has been launched.

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