Posted on April 12, 2018 by Ashleigh Cowie

One person has been killed and nine have been injured after a tank blast while nine more were injured in a tank blast which occurred at a shipbuilding yard in Russia.

According to local authorities the explosion occurred at Russian Almaz yard on the 11th April. 

The incident is said to have happened inside a research ship, which was undergoing repairs. It is unclear how much damage was sustained by the vessel. 

The injured workers at the St.Petersburg-based yard sustained burns and were treated for carbon monoxide poisoning. 

An investigation has been launched in to the cause of the explosion. 

Updates to follow...

Posted in Openbridge , Operations

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