Russian rocket explodes in Kazakhstan
2 July 2013 Last updated at 08:03 BST
An unmanned Russian Proton-M rocket has crashed just seconds after its launch from the Russian Baikonur facility in Kazakhstan.
Dramatic video footage broadcast by Russian TV shows the rocket breaking up before exploding into a fireball over the Baikonur cosmodrome.
Rayhan Demytrie reports from Almaty.