August 5, 2019 / 12:01 PM / 13 days ago

CORRECTED-Blast rocks Russian arms depot in Siberia, two hospitalised - RIA

(Corrects name of village to Kamenka from Kamensk)

MOSCOW, Aug 5 (Reuters) - Two Russians were hospitalised with shrapnel wounds on Monday after a blast at a Russian military base in the Siberian region of Krasnoyarsk, RIA news agency cited doctors and emergency services as saying.

An ammunition depot at the base caught fire and people in the nearby village of Kamenka were being evacuated, emergency services were quoted as saying. (Reporting by Polina Devitt; Writing by Tom Balmforth; editing by John Stonestreet)

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