Today, 40 minutes ago, at 08:05 pm, there was an explosion of the vehicle parked between the entrance to Rizhskaya Metro Station and Krestovsky department store. There were about 30 people near the vehicle. According to the witnesses, interviewed by PRAVDA.Ru reporter, 5-6 people were killed on the spot. Parts of the bodies are scattered near the vehicle, there are many wounded people around. There are several cars near the exploded vehicle, one of them is on fire and can blow up any minute.
Ambulance cars cannot reach the spot from Trifinovskaya street, as there is a traffic jam near building 77 on Prospekt Mira.
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