Thousands of people attend the burial of five Russian nuclear engineers killed by an explosion [Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM via AP]

Russian authorities have advised residents of a village to leave while clear-up work is being carried out nearby following a mysterious rocket engine accident last week that caused a temporary spike in radiation, according to a report.

Russia‘s Rosatom nuclear agency said five of its staff were killed in the August 8 blast at a naval facility that tests ballistic missiles used by nuclear submarines. At least three people were injured.

The workers were providing support for the “isotope power source” of a missile and were thrown into the water from the testing platform in the White Sea by the

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