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Death toll in Kazakhstan arms depot explosions climbs to 13

The death toll from explosions at an arms depot in southern Kazakhstan climbed to 13, authorities in the ex-Soviet country said Saturday, adding that three people were still missing. The blasts occurred at a defense ministry ammunition depot in the southern Jambyl region, leaving dozens injured and forcing the evacuation …

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Kazakhstan: 9 killed, 90 injured in blasts at arms depot

Blasts triggered by a fire at a Kazakh munitions storage facility killed nine servicemen and firefighters and wounded 90 others, authorities in the central Asian nation said on Friday. Four people remained missing, the government said. It is unclear what caused Thursday’s fire at the military base in the southern …

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