Investigation Launched For Missing C-4

Twentynine Palms, CAFederal agents have launched an investigation into allegation that approximately 10-pounds of C-4 explosives have gone missing from the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms.

The Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) is investigating the matter. Marine Corps officials referred questions -- including when the explosives are believed to have gone missing, how they're typically safeguarded, what units were involved in the recent exercise, and whether any suspects have been identified -- to NCIS.


Kids Praised for Their Response to WWII Anti-tank Mine Find

Slapton Sands, England Two young children are being heralded for their quick-thinking and wise decision making after they alerted authorities to a WWII anti-tank mine uncovered during a storm. The Dartmouth Coastguard Rescue Team was called to Slapton Sands after a report of the UXO on the beach.

According to a statement from the rescue team, "On our arrival we were met by the local family that had called us; they had been walking on the beach after the overnight storm. Their children ages 11 and 7, had spotted an upturned WWII anti-tank mine at the top of the beach, which had been uncovered during the storm. Living locally they knew the history of Slapton Sands and the significance of what they found and told their parents, who called the Coastguard."


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