Russian Nuclear Submarine Catches Fire at Severodvinsk Shipyard

April 7, 2015 2:07 PM

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MOSCOW — A nuclear submarine caught fire in a shipyard in Russia on Tuesday, officials told NBC News.

The Oscar II-class submarine, named the Orel, caught fire during welding work in the shipyard in the city of Severodvinsk, Russia's state-run United Shipbuilding Corporation confirmed.

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