No, this is not Beirut, Damascus, or Kabul - it's Downtown Los Angeles.
As The LA Times reports, a series of loud booms that rocked downtown LA on Monday night startled some people, but LAPD said there was no need to be concerned, as the noises were part of a U.S. Army training exercise involving aircraft and weapon simulations in urban settings.
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The training is set to run through Saturday in Los Angeles and Long Beach.
“Residents may hear sounds associated with the training, including aircraft and weapon simulations” the LAPD said in a news release.
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