Daesh terrorist organisation has claimed responsibility for the blast in Russian city of St. Petersburg on Wednesday, making an announcement through its news agency, a website monitoring Islamist activities reported. The SITE Intelligence Group said the bombing was carried out by a Deaesh cell. The group has failed to provide any evidence for this claim, however.
An explosion, which had left at least 13 injured, occurred on at a grocery store in the city of St. Petersburg. The Russian Investigative Committee reported that according to preliminary data, a device equivalent to 200 grams of TNT, stuffed with damage agents, was likely to be the cause for the explosion