Russian atomic submarine catches fire in shipyard: Russian media

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A nuclear submarine caught fire in a shipyard in Russia's northern province of Arkhangelsk on Tuesday but there were no weapons on board, Russian news agencies reported. The Emergencies Ministry declined comment on the reports of the fire at the Zvyozdochka shipyard, where the agencies said the 500 metre-long 949 Antei submarine was being repaired. A source told TASS news agency the submarine's nuclear reactor had been shut down prior to the blaze.