A blast in a shop in the Russian city of St. Petersburg has injured at least 4 people and prompted the evacuation of at least 50 others, according to the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations.
On the same time, the Russian state-run news agency Sputnik reported citing own source that 10 people have been injured. According to Sputnik, the blast was caused by “an unidentified device.”
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Police, bomb-disposal experts and rescuers are working on the scene.
The Investigative Committee launched a criminal investigation after the incident.