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Russia Saint Petersburg: Explosion injures 10 at St. Petersburg supermarket



ST. PETERSBURG, Russia   — At least 10 people were injured Wednesday by an explosion at a supermarket in St. Petersburg, Russian officials said.


The Investigative Committee, the nation's top investigative agency, said a device containing 200 grams (7 ounces) of explosives went off at a storage area for customers' bags.No one has claimed responsibility for the explosion at a branch of the Perekrestok supermarket chain in the city's northwest Kalininsky district.


Alexander Klaus, the chief of the local branch of the Investigative Committee, said 10 people were hospitalized with injuries.

A criminal investigation has been launched.

Viktoria Gordeyeva, a St. Petersburg who walked past the supermarket shortly after the explosion, said people were afraid to enter other stores in the area.