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US ends search for 7 missing Marines, sailor, says presumed dead


  • After searching amphibious vehicle for more than 1,000 nautical miles and thereafter failing to find it, U.S. military declared seven personnel to be dead

The military personnel were aboard an amphibious vehicle that sank Thursday in deep water off the coast of California during a training exercise.

"It is with a heavy heart that I decided to conclude the search and rescue effort," said Colonel Christopher Bronzi, commander of the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit.

During the 40-hour search, Marine, Navy and Coast Guard helicopters, ships, and watercraft searched more than 1,000 square nautical miles, the marines said ...


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