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Russia: 3 killed in explosion at munitions plant

Blast occurred during recycling of ammunition

31.08.2018
Russia: 3 killed in explosion at munitions plant file photo

By Elena Teslova

MOSCOW 

Three people were killed in an explosion at a munitions factory on Friday in Nizhny Novgorod region.

The blast at the Russian Defense Industry plant in the city of Dzerzhinsk occurred while recycling ammunition, causing a massive fire, local police told journalists.

Three people were also missing after the blast at the Ya. M. Sverdlov plant, according to media reports.

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