Russia missile test blast kills five nuclear agency staff

Russia missile test blast kills five nuclear agency staffRussia's nuclear agency said Saturday an explosion during missile testing in the Arctic left five workers dead and involved radioactive isotopes after a nearby city recorded a spike in radiation levels. Rosatom said the force of the explosion on Thursday blew several of its staff from a testing platform into the sea. Russia's military did not initially say that the accident involved nuclear equipment, but stressed that radiation levels were normal afterwards.



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