Russia missile test blast kills five nuclear agency staff
Sunday, August 11, 2019, 2:32 PM
Russia's nuclear-agency said an explosion during missile testing in the Arctic-left five of its staff dead and involved radioactive isotopes after nearby city reported a spike in radiation levels. Rosatom said force of explosion threw several of its staff from a testing platform into the sea. The military had not initially said that the accident involved nuclear-equipment, but said that radiation-levels were normal afterwards.