Army personnel killed, 40 injured in explosion in Russia
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Last Updated: Wednesday, June 23, 2010, 18:12
Moscow: At least one army man was killed and up to 40 injured when two trucks loaded with gunpowder detonated accidentally at a military facility near here.

The accidental explosion occurred at a Russian military firing range, about 200 km south east of Moscow.

The accident took place at Seltsy firing range in Ryazan region, when two trucks carrying gunpowder for the disposal of obsolete ammunition caught fire and exploded, a spokesman for the Moscow Military Area commander was quoted as saying by Interfax.


First Published: Wednesday, June 23, 2010, 18:12

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