Blast in Saint Petersburg injuries four, say officials

AFP , Wednesday 27 Dec 2017

An explosion at a supermarket in the Russian city of Saint Petersburg injured several people Wednesday, officials said.

A probe was launched after "an unidentified object" exploded, Investigative Committee spokeswoman Svetlana Petrenko told RIA-Novosti. "Four people have been hospitalised."

Police said the blast occurred in a supermarket northeast of the city centre.

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