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Moscow [Russia], October 22 (ANI/Sputnik): At least sixteen people were killed in the explosion and fire that hit a factory in Russia's Ryazan region, Assistant Health Minister Alexey Kuznetsov said on Friday, adding that medical psychologists and disaster medicine teams are working at the scene.

Fifteen fatalities were reported earlier. According to emergency services, the affected workshop belongs to a company engaged in the production and storage of explosives and ammunition disposal.

"According to preliminary data as of 11:30 [08:30 GMT], 16 people died as a result of the incident. Medical psychologists and disaster medicine teams are working on the spot," Kuznetsov told reporters. (ANI/Sputnik)

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