April 11, 2017 / 1:23 PM / a year ago

Smoke at Moscow airport caused by grass burning nearby: emergency services

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Smoke spotted at Moscow’s Vnukovo airport was caused by grass and refuse which had caught fire outside the perimeter of the airport, a spokesman for the Moscow directorate of the Emergencies Ministry said on Tuesday.

Smoke rises up from a part of the airfield where planes are parked at Vnukovo International Airport in Moscow, Russia, April 11, 2017. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Reporting by Polina Nikolskaya; Writing by Christian Lowe; Editing by Vladimir Soltakin

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