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Multiple people wounded in Russian bus explosion

Multiple people wounded in Russian bus explosion
Multiple people wounded in Russian bus explosion
Written by Harry Johnson

Powerful blast happened when the passengers were boarding the the bus at a bus stop by a large shopping mall.

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  • About 30 people were on bus at the time of explosion.
  • The blast happened when the passengers were boarding the bus.
  • Explosion happened at the bus stop by downtown shopping center.

The explosion happened in downtown Voronezh late Thursday evening

A passenger bus has exploded in the city Voronezh in central Russia.

Footage emerging from the scene of the explosion shows the bus torn apart by the blast.

Footage circulating online shows the bus was heavily damaged by the explosion, with its body panels and roof torn off.

According to local media reports, multiple people were wounded in the explosion.

The explosion happened in downtown Voronezh late Thursday evening.

The powerful blast happened when the passengers were boarding the the bus at a bus stop by a large shopping mall.

About 30 people were on board of the bus at the moment of the explosion, the driver, who survived the blast, told local media.

At least 12 people have been injured in the blast, including one woman who had her legs torn off, local media reported, citing sources. 

The vice governor of the Voronezh region told the media that terrorism is not among the versions considered by the authorities at this stage of the investigation.

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Harry Johnson

Harry Johnson has been the assignment editor for eTurboNews for almost 20 years. He lives in Honolulu, Hawaii, and is originally from Europe. He enjoys writing and covering the news.

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