PHOTO : TASS / Lev Fedoseyev
14 sailors were killed in a fire on the deep-sea submersible in the Northern fleet. This was reported in the Ministry of defense of Russia, transfers TV channel “MIR 24”.
Now the unit is at the naval base in Severomorsk. It is noted that the fire occurred in Russian territorial waters and the fire was extinguished thanks to the selfless actions of the team. The event reasons are established.
According to preliminary data, the fire started when conducting bathymetry survey, i.e., depth measurement using instrumentation system. The investigation is under the control of the commander of the naval fleet.