Russian nuclear submarine catches fire at dockyard via Reuters

(Reuters) – A fire broke out aboard a Russian nuclear submarine during repair work at a shipyard on Thursday but emergency officials said radiation levels were normal.

A navy spokesman said all the weapons had been removed from the Yekaterinburg nuclear submarine, which launched a ballistic missile from the Barents Sea as recently as July, before repair work started, Interfax news agency reported.

The Defence Ministry said the nuclear reactor had been shut down.

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◇ in Japanese:

ロシア原潜で火災 放射能漏れなしか

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