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Evacuation after arms depot blaze near Izhevsk Russia

Some 28,000 people have been evacuated from near the Russian city of Izhevsk, where a fire broke out at an arms depot housing artillery shells and rockets.

At least 45 people were injured and hundreds of homes are reported to have been damaged in the overnight fire.

One eyewitness described what she saw.

  • 03 Jun 2011
  • From the section Europe
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