In another incident that brings Christians demanding the Second Crusades to deal with the 7th century barbarians that have become the scourge of civilization, a huge explosion has rocked a busy supermarket in St Petersburg, leaving at least 10 people injured.
The blast happened in the Perekrestok supermarket in the northeast of the cities, and shoppers fled in panic as emergency crews descended on the scene.
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The cause of the blast was not immediately known, but Russian news agencies reported that investigators had opened a criminal case on the grounds of attempted murder.
Nine people have been taken the hospital, and over 50 people have been evacuated from the building.
It is thought a bomb in a storage locker detonated, and authorities are treating the explosion as a deliberate attempt to kill.
It comes days after a foiled terror plot to target the city led to large quantities of explosives being seized, and officials believe this attack is also a part of the same Islamic terrorist plot.
An official told TASS news agency: “There was a bang. Emergency personnel are already on the scene. The evacuation has been completed, and there was no fire.”
Dozens of police and ambulance crews descended on the busy location.
The explosion happened at around 6.30pm local time, and Russia’s Interior Ministry told TASS that people had been injured.
Thousands of people were reportedly inside the shopping complex, in the northeast of the city, when it happened.
Footage showed multiple medical and police vehicles parked outside the Gigant Hall leisure center, where the Perekrestok supermarket, in which the incident occurred, is located on the ground floor.
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December 27th, 2017
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