Battery Issues Caused Fire on Board Submersible

Battery Issues Caused Fire on Board Submersible

Russia says the primary cause of the dangerous incident on board a submersible which killed 14 navy crew on Monday was a fire in the battery compartment.

Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu also said the top-secret military art was atomic fueled yet the reactor had been secluded from the fire.

The 14 senior officials were killed of smoke inhalation because of the fire on the submersible in the Barents Sea. The specialty is presently at Severomorsk, the principal base of Russia’s Northern Fleet.

It has not been named, yet it is a remote ocean investigate vessel, which had been investigating the Arctic seabed, the Russian government daily Rossiiskaya Gazeta says.

It had been sliding to extreme depth on different missions, the paper reported.

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