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Mass Evacuation From Fire At Arms Depot

June 03 2011


The blaze at an arms depot in northern Russia has forced the evacuation of almost 30,000 people in the area.

An ongoing fire at an artillery depot in the Volga region has left at least 52 people injured, reports RIA Novosti.

Twenty-five people have been hospitalized due to injuries from explosions at the site, say emergency personnel.

Two elderly civilians died from heart attacks related to stress from the explosions, according to local officials.

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