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No servicemen injured in explosion at ammunition depot in East Siberia — Defense Ministry

April 29, 2014, 18:21 UTC+3 MOSCOW
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MOSCOW, April 29. /ITAR-TASS/. No servicemen were injured in an explosion that occurred at an ammunition depot near the village of Bolshaya Tura in East Siberia, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Tuesday.

“The personnel of the military unit has been evacuated to a safe place. No servicemen of the military unit were injured,” ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov told ITAR-TASS.

Konashenkov said flames spread to the engineer ammunition depot from a burning forest due to a strong wind. The fire resulted in the ammunition exploding.

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