Four US Marines Killed During NATO Training Exercise

The New York Times reports:

Four U.S. Marines were killed in Norway during a NATO training exercise, Norwegian police said on Saturday.

The Marines had been taking part in a long-planned exercise called Cold Response on Friday when their MV-22B Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft crashed south of Bodo, in the northern county of Nordland, the Royal Norwegian Air Force said in a statement.

Organized regularly by Norway, the Cold Response exercise is intended to teach troops survival skills in extreme weather conditions in the Arctic. NATO said in a statement that Cold Response 2022 was not linked to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

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