A shell exploded at an ammunition depot at a military base in the village of Barsovo in Russia's Vladimir region, killing four people.

APA's Russia bureau reports quoting TASS that one more person was injured in the incident.

"Four people were killed and one was wounded in the military unit in Barsovo. Among the dead were three servicemen and a warehouse worker," said a spokesman for the ambulance department of the Kirjach district hospital.