Explosion at Vladikavkaz supermarket

A large explosion rocked Vladikavkaz, the capital of North Ossetia in the North Caucasus early on Friday morning (12 February).

The Russian news agency TASS said the explosion happened at a supermarket. One person, possibly a security guard, was injured in the blast, the press service of the North Ossetia’s government informed reporters on Friday.

One person may remain under rubble after the blast, as the building fully collapsed following the explosion, a source in the emergency services informed TASS. The supermarket was closed at the moment of the explosion.

source: commonspace.eu with TASS news agency Moscow

photo: The scene at an explosion at a supermarket in Vladikavkaz on 12 February 2021 (picture courtesy of TASS news agency, Moscow.)

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