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Six bodies found in debris at Baikonur space launching site

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On Monday the press service of the Russian Emergencies Ministry reported that six bodies were recovered from the debris at the Baikonur space launching cite. The search for another two workers is underway. The rescue team of the Emergencies ministry started the rescue operation at the site on Monday.The Il-76 plane brought overnight to Kazakhstan 44 rescuers and the necessary equipment. On May 12, a roof of one of the hangars used for assembling and testing space vehicles collapsed. Eight fitters were under the debris. On Monday the press service of the Agency for Emergencies of Kazakhstan reported that seven fitters who are under the fragments of the hangar are from Kazakhstan, one worker is from Belarus.