Reports: Explosion Hits St. Petersburg, Russia Supermarket, 10 Injured
A reported explosion injured at least 10 people inside a St. Petersburg, Russia, supermarket.
According to RT, “There was a bang. Emergency personnel are already on the scene. The evacuation has been completed, and there was no fire,” a local Emergencies Ministry official said.
— Amichai Stein (@AmichaiStein1) December 27, 2017
At least 50 people were evacuated from the building.
#BREAKING Blast in supermarket in Saint Petersburg, Russia, several injured: police
— AFP news agency (@AFP) December 27, 2017
The explosion occurred in a storage locker.
Officials are treating the explosion as a potential mass killing attempt.
— Sputnik (@SputnikInt) December 27, 2017
BREAKING: At least 10 people have been injured in an explosion at a shop located in a Shopping mall in St Petersburg, Russia, initial reports indicate the explosion was in a storage room pic.twitter.com/0OXn4oO4Kh
— News_Executive (@News_Executive) December 27, 2017
Sources said that the explosion was the equivalent of 200 grams of TNT, RT reported.
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