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Fire hits Russian atomic sub

ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION A fire broke out on an atomic-powered submarine undergoing repairs at a shipyard near Russia's eastern coastal city of Vladivostok on Monday (September 16), but naval officials said there was no risk of a radiation leak, Russian news agencies reported. Video shot by Prima Media showed smoke surrounding the dock at Zvezda shipyard in on the Sea of Japan, where the submarine Tomsk, which is powered by a nuclear reactor, caught fire while being repaired. The reactor had been shut down before it arrived at the dock for repairs, the crew has been evacuated and there are no weapons on board, state-run RIA cited an unidentified official in Russia's Pacific Fleet as saying. Itar-Tass, also state-run, cited an unidentified official in Russia's Pacific Fleet command as saying there was no threat of radioactive contamination and that the submarine's weapons had been removed. Navy sources said that in addition to two firefighting vess

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