Reports: Explosion Hits St. Petersburg, Russia Supermarket, 10 Injured

Jack Phillips
By Jack Phillips
December 27, 2017Worldshare
Reports: Explosion Hits St. Petersburg, Russia Supermarket, 10 Injured
An Emergency Ministry member and a policeman are seen outside a supermarket after an explosion in St Petersburg, Russia on Dec. 27, 2017. (REUTERS/Anton Vaganov)

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.

At least 50 people were evacuated from the building.

The explosion occurred in a storage locker.

Officials are treating the explosion as a potential mass killing attempt.

Sources said that the explosion was the equivalent of 200 grams of TNT, RT reported.

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