Powerful blast rocks market in south Russia, casualties reported

17:00, September 09, 2010      

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A powerful explosion ripped through a market in Vladikavkaz city in the southern Russian republic of North Ossetia on Thursday, Interfax news agency reported.

The blast was caused by a car bomb, and there are casualties, the agency said.

The powerful explosion, which occurred in the central market located in Zanayev Street, smashed widows in the houses nearby. Emergency services have arrived at the scene, the Itar-tass news agency reported.

Source: Xinhua

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