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An explosion at the site in the Arkhangelsk region occurred because of a confluence of several factors that frequently occurs when testing new technologies. On Saturday, August 10, RIA Novosti reported, citing Rosatom’s communications Department.
As explained in the Corporation, missile test took place on the offshore platform. “After the trials, there was a fire rocket fuel with subsequent detonation”, — explained there.
In the explosion, several employees of the Corporation was thrown into the sea. Their search continued, yet remained a chance of finding them alive, said Rosatom. “Only after that was announced the death of five employees of Rosatom, who were engaged in the work connected with the radioisotope power source, which was part of missiles,” — said there.
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