Russian military-Fire aboard submarine kills 14
Moscow, July 2, 2019: A fire aboard a submerged Russian submarine has killed 14 people, the Russian military said on Tuesday in a statement carried by state media.
The incident occurred on Monday in Russian territorial waters while the deep-sea submarine was conducting scientific research of the seafloor, the statement said.
The submarine is now located in the far northern port city of Severomorsk, state media reported.
‘Fourteen submarine sailors died as a result of poisoning from the by-products of a fire,’ the statement said. (dpa)