Fourteen Russian sailors killed in submarine fire: ministry

Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L) and Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu attend a meeting to discuss a recent incident with a Russian deep-sea submersible, which caught fire in the area of the Barents Sea, in Moscow, Russia July 2, 2019. Sputnik/Alexey Druzhinin/Kremlin via REUTERS

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Fourteen Russian sailors were killed when a fire broke out while their deep-water research submarine was carrying out a survey of the sea floor near the Arctic, the Russian defence ministry said on Tuesday. A Russian media outlet, RBC, cited an unnamed military source as saying the submarine was nuclear-powered, but Russian […]

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