Russia accused of cover-up of lethal submarine fire

Russia accused of cover-up of lethal submarine fire

Russian officials faced accusations of trying to cover up the full details of an accident on board a military submarine that killed 14 sailors. The Defence Ministry said the incident took place on Monday, but it was not officially disclosed until late on Tuesday. The fire was on a deep-water research submarine surveying the seabed near the Arctic. There is no clarity if it was nuclear powered yet.

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