Russian engineers buried after rocket explosion at Arctic test site
Five Russian engineers that were killed as they tested a rocket have been laid to rest with thousands attending their funerals.…
Five Rosatom employees were killed and three injured in an explosion at a military testing site in northern Russia on Thursday, RIA news agency cited the state nuclear company as saying.… Five nuclear scientists, described as the elite of Russia's main nuclear test site, were killed at the Russian nuclear test site, along with two others. Air attacks were launched on Gaza hours after Israel said rockets were fired on Tel Aviv on Thursday, raising fears of a major escalation in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Explosions were heard in the Gaza Strip early on Friday and Palestinian witnesses said Israeli planes bombed Hamas security positions.
Al Jazeera's Ijeoma Ndukwe has this report. There has been a series of explosions at two Russian military installations.
The state nuclear company says five of its staff were killed when a rocket engine exploded, while radiation levels temporarily rose in parts in northwest Russia.
The military has blamed lightning for another blast at a depot in Siberia.
Al Jazeera's Charlotte Bellis reports.