An unmanned Russian Proton-M rocket has crashed seconds after its liftoff from Russia's Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

A video footage broadcasted by Rossyia 24 television showed that immediately after the takeoff, the rocket exploded into a fireball. The projectile swerved to one side and tried to correct itself, but instead veered in the opposite direction.

The explosion of the rocket, which was carrying three satellites for Russia's Glonass navigation satellite system, spilled up to...

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