Massive explosion in Russia.
Image Credit: Russian Emergency Ministry Press Service
On Friday, a huge explosion ripped through a supermarket in Gagkaev Street, Vladikavkaz, Russia.
The explosion completely destroyed the one-storey building and left a security guard injured, but so far there has been no casualties. Several shops in the vicinity were also completely destroyed by the shockwave. Debris littered the street.
A guard that was interviewed by RIA news agency said,
I fell asleep when it was nearly morning and woke up from the explosion. I crawled out of there somehow.Guard interviewed by RIA News Agency.
The cause of the explosion is believed to be due to a gas leak, but an investigation has been launched by Russia’s Investigative Committee to determine the exact cause of the explosion.