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Railroad explosion in Russia’s Bryansk region causes cargo locomotive to derail

Source: Meduza

An explosive device was detonated on railroad tracks in Russia’s Bryansk Region, which borders Ukraine, Governor Alexander Bogomaz reported on Monday.

According to Bogomaz, the blast caused a freight train’s locomotive to derail, though no people were injured. The section of the track where the explosion occurred has been temporarily closed to traffic.

The Telegram channel Baza reported that in addition to the locomotive, seven or eight freight cars carrying petroleum products and lumber derailed as a result of the explosion and caught on fire.

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