EL PASO -- Officials late Wednesday revealed that an ammunition magazine containing a considerable amount of high explosives, exploded early this morning in the New Mexico desert on an isolated section of the Alamogordo air base reservation.
The explosion was seen and felt in El Paso, 100 miles away.
No one was injured in the blast, officials said. Except to the ammunition magazine, no damage was reported.
Alamogordo air base officials said that many inquiries were made concerning the terrific blast. Some people that an earthquake had struck, because of earth tremors caused by the blast.