"Chisinau police inform that a few minutes ago, there was an explosion in a grocery store on Alexei Matejevic Street in Chisinau, as a result of which two people were killed. Police have arrived at the scene," the police press service said.
The center of Chisinau has been cordoned off.
"Rescuers and law enforcement agencies are on the scene. According to preliminary information, the buyer blew up a grenade at the entrance to the store," the police press center said.
TWEET: Explosion with causalities in the capital. Live from the scene
MOLDAVIA: Preliminary info says it is a grenade explosion. Local sources indicate 2 killed and 2 wounded. #Chisinau— WCN News (@NewsWcn) 20 марта 2018 г.
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