“The United States is learning much from the failed missile explosion in Russia. ” Trump said on twitter. Adding: “We have similar, though more advanced, technology. The Russian “Skyfall” explosion has people worried about the air around the facility, and far beyond. Not good!”
We were instantly reminded of this special Twitter moment from two years ago where Trump said that his button was much bigger than Kim’s.
“North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un just stated that the “Nuclear Button is on his desk at all times.” Will someone from his depleted and food starved regime please inform him that I too have a Nuclear Button, but it is a much bigger & more powerful one than his, and my Button works!” He tweeted.
According to a tweet from BNLNews, Locals in the Russian city of Severodvinsk have been told to take iodine tablets and stay indoor after massive explosion at nuclear test site days ago. Radiation levels have reportedly been detected. Residents only told an ‘incident’ took place.
Regional news site 29.ru reports that the accident happened at 9 am Thursday. The news-site claims that three people are dead and that eight of 15 injured are in serious conditions.
The Ministry of Defense confirms the explosion, stating that seven people are injured, while two people died, TASS reports.
According to the Defense Ministry information, the cause of the accident was an explosion while testing a liquid propulsion system. The explosion triggered a fire. It is known that the site is used for testing of liquid fueled engines of ballistic missiles for strategic nuclear-powered submarines.
«…. the radiation background is normal,» the Ministry informs.
Rumors about a radiation leak was first reported by 29.ru, referring to emergency services saying radiation levels were three times higher than normal background.