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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP27 Dec 2017 2:48 p.m. PST

…. Supermarket In Suspected Terror Attack.

"Ten people have been injured after an explosion ripped through a supermarket in the Russian city of St Petersburg on Wednesday evening.

Nobody was killed in the explosion at Perekrestok market, but at least four people were hospitalised and six others were being evaluated by medical responders at the scene.

St Petersburg's branch of the Emergencies Ministry said that a device containing 200 grams of explosives went off on Wednesday at a storage area for customers' bags, according to local news agencies…"
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Mad Mecha Guy Sponsoring Member of TMP27 Dec 2017 3:34 p.m. PST

200gs isn't a massive blast.

Personal logo Striker Supporting Member of TMP27 Dec 2017 4:07 p.m. PST

Probably depends on how close you are, and what parts are closest.

Lion in the Stars27 Dec 2017 4:09 p.m. PST

200grams is about 2 hand grenades, IIRC.

Old Wolfman28 Dec 2017 8:06 a.m. PST

A speedy recovery to the wounded.

goragrad28 Dec 2017 3:58 p.m. PST

As noted not whet I'd call a massive quantity of explosive.

Regardless, best wishes for the victims and hope they recover fully.

Joes Shop Supporting Member of TMP29 Dec 2017 6:39 a.m. PST


SouthernPhantom31 Dec 2017 8:36 a.m. PST

That's less than a single stick of dynamite…massive is not the word I'd use.

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