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12 injured, 1 missing in Russia's military depot fire

Aug 06, 2019 - Associated Press

MOSCOW (AP) - Powerful explosions at a military depot in Siberia have injured 12 people and left one missing, and forced over 16,500 people to leave their homes, officials said Tuesday.

A fire erupted Monday at an ammunition depot near the city of Achinsk in eastern Siberia's Krasnoyarsk region, triggering massive blasts that continued for about 16 hours.

Russia's Defense Ministry said the explosions ended early Tuesday and 10 heavy-lift transport planes and 8 helicopters began dropp...