Russia’s only aircraft carrier in flames as dead body pulled from ship

A soldier has died following a huge fire on Russia's only aircraft carrier.

The blaze which tore through the Admiral Kuznetsov has left 10 soldiers injured, with two more missing.

Reports in Russia said the ship had been undergoing repairs at the 35th shipyard in Murmansk since 2018.

The fire broke out in the hold of the first energy compartment while work was carried out.

At the time, a number of civilians and soldiers were onboard the ship.

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  • Russia
  • Fire
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