TASS: Three wounded in blast at Moscow bus stop get minor injuries

01:28, 08 December 2015
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A self-made firecracker thrown from the window of a passing car or from the window of a multistory building could have caused a blast in which two women and a man received minor injuries, according to preliminary conclusions, Russian news agency TASS reported.

There was a report of an explosion at a bus stop in Moscow on Monday evening / Photo from gazeta.ru

The blast occurred at a bus stop at 19 Pokrovka Street in Moscow earlier on Monday, Moscow police department spokesman Andrei Galiakberov told TASS.

Three people were injured by glass fragments, he said. A criminal case on charges of hooliganism was opened, the spokesman said.

Earlier, a law enforcement source told TASS that three people had received minor injuries, and two of them were hospitalized.

An investigation brigade is working on the scene.

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