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One Sailor Killed, 4 Injured as Shell Explodes in Baltic Fleet

RIA Novosti

21:26 01/08/2012 ST. PETERSBURG, August 1 (RIA Novosti) - One Navy serviceman was killed and four injured when a shell detonated during an exercise in Russia’s Baltic Fleet, the Prosecutor’s Office said on Wednesday.

A law enforcement source told RIA Novosti that the accident happened on board the ASW Perekop near St. Petersburg.

A criminal case has been opened on “careless handling of weapons” charges.

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