Putin calls explosion in St. Petersburg store "terrorist attack"
Thirteen people were injured in a blast in the Perekrestok supermarket in St. Petersburg, Russia, according to the city Vice-Governor, Anna Mitjanina.
"As of 08:00 (December 28, 2017), a total of 13 people were injured in the explosion in the Perekrestok store on Kondratyevsky Avenue, of whom five refused from being hospitalized," she wrote on Twitter.
In addition, according to the latest data, six injured are undergoing treatment at the hospital.
Russian President Vladimir Putin called the explosion in a store in St. Petersburg a terrorist attack, as noted by RIA Novosti.
As reported earlier, a blast occurred in St. Petersburg in the storage room of the Perekrestok store on Kalinin Square on December 27. The explosion hit the storage room and also the area around one of the cash registers.
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