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Two killed in ammo blast in Ukraine

RIA Novosti

22:57 26/05/2011 KIEV, May 26 (RIA Novosti) - Two people were killed and one injured on Thursday in an explosion at a military plant in eastern Ukraine, a regional police administration said.

The blast occurred at an ammunition disposal plant in the city of Shostka in the Sumy region at around 11:00 local time (8:00 GMT) as four operators were dismantling old ammunition.

It was not immediately clear what had caused the blast.