The blaze commenced at the Admiral Kuznetsov, Russia's handiest plane carrier, even as it become docked

on the Zvyozdochka shipyard withinside the Barents Sea port town of Murmansk, placed withinside the some distance north-west of Russia, information organization Tass stated

An emergency offerings supply instructed the organization on Thursday morning that 20 human beings were evacuated

the hearthplace become extinguished and there have been no casualties. Alexei Rakhmanov, head of the United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC)

that is overseeing preservation of the vessel, instructed RIA Novosti that the incident happened throughout restore paintings

The Admiral Kuznetsov has been out of carrier and in dry dock for upkeep on the grounds that 2018.

The 43,000-tonne, 1000-foot warship has a group of 1,three hundred and is armed with anti-deliver and air protection missile systems. In November 2022

officers stated upkeep have been on time table and the vessel might be equipped through the primary area of 2024

In November Rakhmanov instructed journalists in Moscow that obstructions have been observed in separate sections of the deliver

but "the paintings is on time table," and that "we are able to do the entirety to make this happen