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Russia’s nuclear agency says an explosion at an Arctic missile testing site killed five of its staff after the military had put the toll at two
Russia says rocket test on sea platform caused fatal accident - reports

[Jpost] Russian state nuclear agency Rosatom said on Saturday a fatal accident at a military site in northern Russia earlier this week took place during a rocket test on a sea platform, Russian news agencies reported.

The rocket's fuel caught fire after the test causing it to detonate and the earth-shattering kaboom threw several people into the sea, TASS news agency cited Rosatom as saying.
Posted by:Fred

#2  I think u may have nailed it Dale.
Posted by: Besoeker   2019-08-11 18:31  

#1  Himmmm. Could that be why VP Pence was recalled to Washington and several world leaders met suddenly.
Posted by: Dale   2019-08-11 18:01