The Emergency Situations Ministry said the explosion hit the Elastik factory in the Ryazan region, about 270 km (about 167 miles) southeast of Moscow.
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Low visibility due to a layer of smog at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore
The newly appointed Naval Chief Admiral R Hari Kumar hugs his mother during his charge taking ceremony at South Block, in New Delhi.PTI Photo
Suspended Rajya Sabha MP from CPI, Binoy Viswam speaks to media as he arrives at Parliament House during Winter Session, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Singh
Suspended Congress MP Phulo Devi Netam arrives at Parliament House during Winter Session, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Singh
A dog swims through the floodwaters following heavy rains at Periyar Nagar near Chennai.PTI Photo
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