Fire breaks out at Russian missile maker: Official

A major fire broke out today in Moscow at a building belonging to Russian missile manufacturer Almaz.

Moscow: A major fire broke out today in
Moscow at a building belonging to Russian missile manufacturer Almaz, the maker of air defence weapons including the S-300
missile system, officials said.

The fire at the company`s design bureau had spread over
an area measuring 800 square metres and dozens of firefighters
had been sent to the scene, a spokesman for the Emergency
Ministry, Yevgeny Bobylev said.

State television pictures showed a huge cloud of grey
smoke rising into the sky from the area affected in the north
of Moscow. Its cause was not immediately clear.

PTI

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