- Dec 19, 2012
- The explosion occurred during testing of a missile engine unit
- Six others were injured in the blast and emergency services are at the scene
- Radiation levels are normal and no harmful substances were released
Two people have been killed and six injured in an explosion at Russian missile testing site.
The explosion occurred during testing of a missile engine unit at a military base in the north.
Radiation levels are normal after the explosion which involved a liquid-propellant rocket engine, the defence ministry was quoted as saying.
Emergency services have been sent to the scene.