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Russia says nuclear submarine on fire in dock
December 29, 2011 18:51
Interfax news agency says atomic reactor on sub shut down; firemen working to douse fire.
Submarine (illustrative)

Submarine 311. (photo credit:REUTERS)

MOSCOW - The atomic reactor of the Russian submarine which caught fire on Thursday has been shut down, Interfax news agency cited a Defence Ministry official as saying.

The fire broke out on a nuclear submarine docked at a shipyard in northern Russia, the Emergency Ministry said.

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The ministry said that no one was injured in and that radiation levels at the shipyard in the northern Russian region of Murmansk were normal.

Firefighters are trying to put out the blaze aboard the Yekaterinburg, a K-84 type nuclear submarine that was built in 1984.
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