Putin called the blast in a supermarket in St. Petersburg with the attack

Putin called the blast in a supermarket in St. Petersburg with the attack

Explosion in the supermarket «Perekrestok» in St. Petersburg was a terrorist attack. On this day, 28 December, said the President of Russia Vladimir Putin. He also added that another attack was averted — the Associated Press reports.

At least 13 people were injured as a result of triggering an explosive device in the Luggage of a supermarket. Experts said that the device contained more than 200 grams of explosives, in addition, it was rigged with shrapnel.

Putin called the blast in a supermarket in St. Petersburg with the attack

No one has yet claimed responsibility for the attack, not the alleged suspects were detained.

Putin commented on the incident at the awarding ceremony in the Kremlin soldiers who participated in the Syrian campaign. He did not share details, only mentioned that another terrorist attack was averted.

Vladimir Putin also said the Russian operation in Syria «a preemptive strike against terrorism.» «What would have happened if thousands of terrorists back into our country, trained and armed?», — said Putin.

We will remind, earlier in December, Putin called Donald Trumpto thank him for what information the CIA helped thwart a series of planned terrorist attacks in St. Petersburg. According to representatives of FSB, the militants had been preparing explosions at the Kazan Cathedral and other public places.

In April the terrorist attack in the subway of Saint-Petersburg claimed the lives of 16 people, injuring more than 50. The Russian authorities said then that the suicide bomber was a 22-year-old native of Kyrgyzstan.

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