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Russia nuclear sub fire could have caused catastrophe

Russia nuclear sub fire could have caused catastrophe

A fire aboard a top-secret Russian nuclear submarine could have led to a "catastrophe of global proportions" if not for the selfless actions of the crew, a senior navy official was cited by a Russian media outlet as saying.

Fourteen Russian sailors killed in sub fire

Fourteen Russian sailors killed in sub fire

Fourteen Russian sailors on board a deep water research sub were killed in a fire while carrying out a survey of the sea floor, the Russian defence ministry was quoted as saying by Russian news agencies.