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Russia Battles Fires After Explosions in Orenburg Arms Depot

June 12, 2012

Russia’s Emergency Ministry has deployed six aircraft to help 743 firefighters who are battling fires resulting from explosions late yesterday at an arms depot in the Orenburg region near the country’s border with Kazakhstan, according to a statement on the ministry’s website.

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