December 29, 2017 / 9:13 PM / in 10 months

IS claims responsibility for supermarket bombing in Russia's St. Petersburg

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Militant group Islamic State claimed responsibility for a bomb blast in a supermarket in the Russian city of St. Petersburg on Wednesday, according to Amaq, the group’s news agency.

An interior view of a supermarket is seen after an explosion in St Petersburg, Russia, in this photo released by Russia’s National Anti-Terrorism Committe on December 28, 2017. National Anti-Terrorism Committe/Handout via REUTERS

The group didn’t provide any evidence for its claim.

The explosion injured 13 shoppers in a branch of the Perekrestok supermarket chain.

Editing by Larry King

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