Fire on Russian aircraft-carrier injures three, leaves two missing – VIDEO


On Thursday, a fire broke out on the Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft-carrier in Murmansk, leaving at least three people injured and two missing, Report informs, citing RIA Novosti.

A fire on the Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier in Murmansk was caught on video. In the footage, the huge vessel is seen docked with its front section enveloped in black smoke.

Earlier, a spokesman for Shiprepairing Centre Zvyozdochka said that the blaze started in the first power room of the vessel as a result of welding operations.

The Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier is a heavy Russian aircraft carrier serving as a Russian Navy flagship. The carrier was first launched in 1985 and was previously called Riga.