Explosion in Severodvinsk military unit kills 2
There was a short-term excess of the radiation level in Arkhangelsk.
Arkhangelsk Region Governor Igor Orlov is on his way to Moscow in connection with an explosion on the territory of a military unit in Severodvinsk, which killed two people and injured six, TASS reports. The administration of the regional center reported a short-term excess of the radiation level.
“An explosion occurred when a liquid propulsion system was being tested, and the product ignited. As a result of the accident, six representatives of the Ministry of Defense and the developing enterprise received injuries of varying severity,” the ministry reported.
According to the Ministry of Defense, the radiation in Severodvinsk is currently normal.
Governor Orlov left the fifth championship of Russia “The Lumberjack of the XXI Century” to take part in a meeting of the Emergency Situations Commission.