11 injured as blaze engulfs power plant near Moscow
More than a hundred firefighters battled to contain a blaze at a power station near Mytishchi in Russia’s Moscow region on Thursday.
According to a statement from Russia’s Emergency Situations Ministry, 11 people were injured but had refused hospital treatment.
“In total, 157 personnel and 52 units, including 3 helicopters and 2 fire engines were involved in extinguishing the fire,” it said.
Traffic on two nearby highways was also limited due to thick smoke affecting visibility for motorists.