Six servicemen killed during blast at Russian range

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Six servicemen died and two others were injured when an explosive went off at a military firing range in the city of Pskov in northwestern Russia, the defense ministry said on Tuesday.

"As a result of an explosion six servicemen of airborne forces died," the state RIA Novosti news agency quoted a defense ministry statement as saying. "Another two servicemen received injuries and were delivered to the nearest medical facility."

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