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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Base Fire Kills One

MOSCOW -- A fire at a military base in the Far East set off four railway cars of ammunition with explosions that killed one soldier and injured another, a news agency said Monday.

The fire burned for four hours Sunday on the base at Vanino in the Khabarovsk region, Itar-Tass said, citing the regional government. The cause was a violation of safety rules, Itar-Tass reported, adding no further details.