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Three feared dead after 'explosion' at synthetic fibre plant in Novosibirsk region

By The Siberian Times reporter
07 May 2014

Workshop collapsed at plant involved in weapons and military equipment manufacturing.

'Two people died, one can still be under ruins of collapsed workshop'. Picture: Novosibirsk Plant of Synthetic Fibre website, front page picture - Novosibirsk Region Emergencies Ministry's archive 

Two bodies have been found, and another is suspected to be under the debris after an 'explosion' ripped through the plant. 

A huge team of emergency services workers were involved in a clean up at the Novosibirsk Plant of Synthetic Fibre plant in Iskitim district.

'Altogether there are 37 people and 13 units of equipment involved in eliminating the consequences of the incident,' according to the emergencies Ministry website. 

The incident was in number eight workshop. 

'Two people died, one can still be under ruins of collapsed workshop after explosion at Novosibirsk Plant of Synthetic Fibre,' reported Itar-Tass.

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