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Putin later declared the explosion to be terrorism. 13 wounded is the final tally from the attack.

Daily Mirror:

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 northwest of the city, and shoppers fled in panic as emergency crews descended on the scene.

It is thought a bomb packed with shrapnel exploded in a storage locker, and authorities are treating the explosion as a deliberate attempt to kill.


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