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MOSCOW, April 28. /TASS/. A self-propelled mount has caught fire because of a short circuit in Russia’s southern Rostov region. According to preliminary data, the military crew were not hurt, spokesman for the Southern Military District Colonel Igor Gorbul told TASS on Tuesday.
"On April 28 at 7:45 am, Moscow time, a self-propelled artillery mount caught fire as a result of a short circuit in the electric wiring. The incident took place near the Kuzminki village (Rostov region) during regular field combat drills," the official said.
"The fire caused detonation of the self-propelled mount’s ammunition. According to preliminary data, the soldiers were not hurt," Gorbul added.
According to him, the crew promptly left the combat vehicle and withdrew to a safe distance.
"Currently, fire-fighting teams are taking measures to localise and extinguish the fire," Gorbul said.