One killed in S Korean naval base blast

Seoul, Aug 16 (IANS) One person was killed and two others were injured in an explosion on Tuesday at a South Korean naval base, a military official said on Tuesday.

The official said the explosion occurred at around 8.30 a.m., at a submarine repair dock in Jinhae, South Gyeongsang province, Xinhua news agency reported.

The incident ocurred while a midget submarine was being repaired, but the exact cause of the explosion was yet to be confirmed.



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