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Doctors assessed the condition of three injured in the explosion and fire at a military site near Severodvinsk as heavy. It is reported TASS citing a source in the emergency services of the Arkhangelsk region.
“Three in a serious condition, but the lives of all affected military and civil servants threatens nothing”, — said the Agency interlocutor.
An explosion at the site in the Arkhangelsk region, 30 kilometers from Severodvinsk occurred on Thursday, August 8, during testing a liquid rocket propulsion system. The unit also caught fire. The fire started on the ship during the work of civilian specialists.
According to recent reports, the explosion killed two employees of the Ministry of defense of Russia, injured six people — employees of the Department and the company-developer. After the incident, authorities have recorded a short-term increase in background radiation. He currently is the norm.
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