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Explosion hits store in Russia's St. Petersburg city

9 people injured in blast, according to Russian media

Diyar Güldoğan   | 27.12.2017
Explosion hits store in Russia's St. Petersburg city Police officers stand guard outside the supermarket in Kalinina Square after an explosion in St. Petersburg, Russia on December 27, 2017. A total of nine people were injured after an explosion hit a store in St. Petersburg, Russia. ( Sergey Mihailicenko - Anadolu Agency )

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By Emre Gurkan Abay

MOSCOW 

A total of nine people were injured on Wednesday after an explosion hit a store in St. Petersburg, Russia.

According to Russian news agency RIA Novosti, over 50 people were evacuated from the store in the Baltic port city.

It added that the reason for the explosion was unknown.

Fire teams and ambulances were dispatched to the area.


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