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3 killed in Volzhsky shipyard explosion

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A gas explosion has taken place at the Volzhsky Ship Repair Yard in Russia’s Volgograd Region, Tass reported quoting a source in the regional head office of the Russian Emergencies Ministry.


The report said quoting unnamed sources said at least three had been killed and another two had suffered injuries. "We have fatalities and casualties," they said.

According to the report sources in the regional disaster medicine center confirmed that three had been killed and another two had suffered injuries.

The explosion occurred during the recycling of a barge though it did not cause fire. Fire fighters, rescue workers and doctors are working on the site.


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