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Fire breaks out on board a Russian nuclear submarine

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Fire breaks out on board a Russian nuclear submarine

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Officials have said there is no risk of a radiation leak after a fire broke out on a Russian nuclear submarine.

The vessel was undergoing repairs near Russia’ s eastern port of Vladivostok at the time of the blaze which lasted five hours.

There were no casualties and no weapons were being carried.

It is the second fire on board a Russian nuclear-powered submarine in less than two years.