Democracy Now: Russia Claims Containment of Fire on Nuclear Sub

Russia says it has contained a huge fire that engulfed a nuclear submarine undergoing repairs. After hours of dousing flames with water from helicopters and tugboats, Russian firefighters partially submerged the vessel at a naval shipyard. Russian officials say there was no radiation leak because the reactors had been shut down before repairs began.

~ by wheresthemic on December 31, 2011.

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