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An explosion and fire occurred in the military unit of Severodvinsk, Arkhangelsk Region, two people died

The incident occurred during tests of a jet engine.

An explosion in the territory of a military unit in the Arkhangelsk region affected more than 10 people. The incident began with a fire on the ship, according to sources from RIA Novosti and TASS .

The Ministry of Defense confirmed the death of two specialists as a result of an emergency at the training ground. Explosion and fire occurred during a test of a liquid propulsion system.

Military unit located near the population center Nyonoksa, north-west of the coast of Severodvinsk Dvina mouth, transfers “Interfax”.

According to Mash, five people are in very serious condition.

The governor of the Arkhangelsk region Igor Orlov said that sanitation was ready to advance to the scene of the incident. The Ministry of Defense refused the help of rescuers, reports Baza. Mash, citing emergency services, reports a three-time excess of the radiation level in Nenoks, but a TASS source reports that the radiation background is normal. Orlov also confirmed that they did not plan to evacuate people from Severodvinsk.

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