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At a military firing range in the Arkhangelsk region there was an explosion during the test of liquid rocket propulsion systems, also the product caught fire. This was reported in the Ministry of defense of Russia, reports RIA Novosti.
The accident killed two people, six people — employees of the Ministry of defence and enterprise-developer— were injured, according to the Department.
The Ministry stressed that emissions of harmful substances into the atmosphere since the incident was not radiation background is normal.
According to authorities, the incident occurred at a military facility in the village of nyonoksa in the Arkhangelsk region. Near this village is the 45th state Central naval test range of the Russian Navy.
About the incident at the facility were informed on 8 August. According to the source TASS, “the incident began with the ship”, where the fire occurred during the work of civilian specialists.
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